Slow Food USA Blog

Reflections, insights and news about the food movement and “going Slow”

Ramen every night, or

Jul. 28, 2008

We’re not sure if this is an actual trend or just journalists looking for a story but here’s a report that college students, low on dough, are turning up at food banks.
This, alongside the the...

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Friday Links

Jul. 25, 2008

A delightful little review of a deep-fried sandwich, notable both for the sandwich, yes (and YUM), but also for the intro paragraph which gets at the great food divide in this country–the growing...

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It’s Our Moment, Don’tcha Know

Jul. 24, 2008

If you haven’t already seen it, check out Kim Severson’s article about Slow Food and Slow Food Nation in yesterday’s Dining Section of the NY Times. It’s well worth reading all of comments on...

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Burritos and Bottled Water

Jul. 16, 2008

by Slow Food USA intern Sara Hoffman
Two items recently caught my eye and seem connected–big companies making efforts to make their practices sustainable. But are they going far enough?
1. The...

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Jul. 14, 2008

The fact that undocumented workers are:
a) indispensible to several industries in this country, especially food and
b) working in horrible conditions
is becoming impossible to ignore, or at least...

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