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Slow Food USA Blog

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

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...

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, News, Current Event


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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Fair?

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...

read more... Tags: Food Justice, News, Current Event


More supermarket politics?

Jul. 14, 2008

The mainstream media likes to make a lot out of what our presidential frontrunners eat (usually beginning with “As Brillat-Savarin once wrote, "You are what you eat…” True, yes, but...

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Riding Coattails

Jul. 8, 2008

The main civic garden on our minds these days is the Victory Garden being planted on the front lawn of City Hall in San Francisco, for Slow Food Nation. However, there’s a group out there that...

read more... Tags: Farms and Farming, News, Current Event, Youth Food Movement


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