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Slow Food USA Blog

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

Slow Design

Feb. 21, 2008


Based on all the emails we got, Slow Food friends from around the country were captivated by the NY Times article about “slow design” a few weeks ago. It was such a hit that the San Francisco...

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Notes from our department of incredulity

Feb. 20, 2008


Note #1.
"Only in America," points out Slow Food USA staffer Cecily, "is the choice between rent and food turned into an advertising gimmick."
And a question: is just one person meant to eat the...

read more... Tags: Contaminated Food, Film/TV/Radio, Labeling, Meat, News, Current Event


Weighing in on NAIS

Feb. 18, 2008

Slow Food Chicago member Anne Marie Klaske of NA-DA FARM (near DeKalb, IL) wrote to us about her family’s unexpected encounter with the NAIS system.
An interesting reverberation and consequence...

read more... Tags: Farms and Farming, Labeling, Meat, News, Current Event, Policy


Your Ice cream Fix is in Jeopardy

Feb. 17, 2008

As I and many others have pointed out, the loss of as much as 70-80% of the US honeybee population to Colony Collapse Disorder is a far greater concern than missing that spot of honey in your...

read more... Tags: Dairy, Farms and Farming, News, Current Event


Farm Bill Update

Feb. 13, 2008

It’s been a while since we’ve done any Farm Bill alerts, so here goes, since things are starting to get rolling again for the final push. Thanks to our friends at Community Food Security...

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