Slow Food USA Blog
Reflections, insights and news about the food movement and “going Slow”
Apr. 1, 2015
Our nation is enslaved to an industrial food system that is making us sick and fat. It abuses workers (with many cases of modern day slavery), is inhumane to animals, pollutes our drinking water with manure and pesticides, and contributes to climate change. Eating is a religious act. These foods do not reflect Jewish values of humane treatment of animals, workers rights, protecting the environment and human health.
Dec. 8, 2014
Through brilliant analogies between Sacred texts’ episodes and the current food system, one of the US delegates at Terra Madre pictures the Ark of Taste as the 21st century Noah’s Ark.
Dec. 3, 2014
This week’s Nose-to-Tailgate recipe features the Beaver Dam Pepper from Slow Food’s Ark of Taste. The complex flavor of responsibly raised chicken really shines when matched with the earthy heat of the pepper and the sweet-sour kick of strawberry rhubarb preserves.
Nov. 19, 2014
In this third installment of our Nose-to-Tailgate recipe series a slow marinade and proper slicing bring out the full flavor of this economical cut of beef.