Slow Food USA Blog

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

School Garden: the perfect marriage of ideas

Nov. 14, 2011

An inspiring example of what Slow Food members are doing all over the country, and a great way to protect yourself from the winter blues.

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Denver Crop Mobs: Gathering Forces to Help Sustainable Farms

Nov. 7, 2011

Slow Food Denver supports their local farmers and makes it fun!

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Extending the Season’s Bounty in Chicago

Oct. 18, 2011

Slow Food Chicago is helping its community enjoy the bounty year round. Canning and preserving workshops have kicked off and will be continuing through the winter months. It’s amazing what some cookware, fresh food and willing hands can do!

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Youth Leadership in the Garden: Slow Food Boulder and Cultiva

Oct. 14, 2011

The Cultiva Youth Project and Slow Food Boulder have teamed up with Anolon Cookware to provide top-notch cooking education and leadership opportunities in North Boulder. Here, teens get to cook and eat together, as well as learn from their peers. And, of course, brand new cookware doesn’t hurt!

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The Seed Saving Garden at Peterson Garden Project Global Gardens

Sep. 30, 2009

Founded by well-known garden blogger and food activist, LaManda of, Peterson Garden Project is a plot-to-plate resource center, with gardens, classes and publications to help people in cities get over their “fear of food growing.”

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