Slow Food USA Blog

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

Global Food Crisis

Apr. 28, 2008

The UN has scheduled a 2-day meeting in Bern, Switzerland, to discuss solutions to the escalating global food crisis. It will surely also be a hot topic of conversation when the Commission on...

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Peppers and Tulips

Apr. 28, 2008

The New York Times has been running an excellent series of articles called “The Food Chain: A Moveable Feast,” the latest of which ran this past Saturday. In the paper edition it was called...

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More from Immokalee

Apr. 21, 2008

For those of you who may have just received your copy of the latest Snail magazine, you may have read, with interest, about the Coalition of Immokalee Workers ("Would You Like Some Justice with...

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Fast/Slow, Big/Small: Bedfellows

Apr. 17, 2008

A few recent stories got us thinking about this question of bedfellows. Can fast food be slow if it’s sourced locally and made with quality ingredients? Can a small producer sell itself to a...

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Food riots make the front page

Apr. 14, 2008

Riots in Haiti, in response to the inflation of food prices, have brought this issue of rising food prices around the world to the front page. Riots such as these have taken place in Egypt,...

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