Slow Food USA Blog

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

44 Gardens in 44 Days

Dec. 8, 2011

How a Slow Food chapter set out to do the near impossible -- plant 44 gardens in 44 days -- and exceeded it!

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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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