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Slow Food USA Blog

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

The $5 Challenge Reaches the White House!

Sep. 29, 2011

Guess who’s getting in on the $5 Challenge?

read more... Tags: Cooking, Food Justice, Policy, Take Action


$5 Challenge, McMuffins, and the Cost of Food

Sep. 21, 2011

Author Anna Lappe makes a homemade organic egg/muffin sandwich and tries to answer the question: Is fast food really cheaper, no matter how you slice it? And if so, what does that even mean for the nation’s poor?

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Over 5,570 meals shared

Sep. 18, 2011

Yesterday, as part of the $5 Challenge, over 5,570 meals took place all over the country. Hundreds of people submitted photos as well as sharing what parts of the challenge were difficult and what made it difficult.

read more... Tags: Cooking, Event, Farms and Farming, Food Justice, News, Current Event, Policy, Take Action


One Way to Nail the $5 Challenge: Onions

Sep. 16, 2011

Tamar Adler, author of An Everlasting Meal: Cooking with Economy and Grace, shares a recipe for cooking a vegetable that’s always easy to find.

read more... Tags: Cooking, Uncategorized


A market for non-GMO foods

Sep. 14, 2011

Slow Food Upstate leader Janette Wesley tells us what makes Earth Markets different from other farmers markets, how the project got started, and what’s next for the market.

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Cooking, Event, Farms and Farming, Food Justice, Meat


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