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Slow Food USA Blog

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

New corn on the blog

Mar. 18, 2008

by Membership Assistant, Julia De Martini Day
"Sin maíz, no hay país!" “Without corn, there is no country!” were the words chanted by the Independent Women’s Movement on International Women’s...

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We are inside a mountain in the Arctic because

Mar. 7, 2008


Back in August, in the New Yorker, John Seabrook wrote about the world’s first global seed bank that was being built inside a mountain in the Arctic, in Norway. Lo these many months later, The...

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Reasonable Agriculture

Mar. 5, 2008

This blog post over at Plenty Mag made a few references we’d like to pass along. The first is a mention of the sense-making and practical French phrase for sustainable agriculture — “agriculture...

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Smaller Shoes to Fill

Feb. 29, 2008

by Winnie Yang
A compelling piece by Michael Specter in the February 25, 2008, issue of

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My Food Culture’s Better than Your Food Culture

Feb. 27, 2008

As the American Foreign Press reported on Monday, Carlo Petrini has rejected the French call for their gastronomy to be preserved on UNESCO’s World Heritage List, saying "it was wrong to try to...

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