Slow Food USA Blog

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

It’s Easy! It’s Hard! Slow food for the price of fast food

Aug. 26, 2011

“In one moment I am buying something and can’t believe how much I get for so little money; the next item I pick up gives me sticker shock. How can both of these things be true?” the author asks.

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Today we launch our campaign to take back the value meal

Aug. 17, 2011

Today, Slow Food USA launches the $5 Challenge, our campaign to take back the value meal.

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Farmarazzi/Ag-gag Update

Jul. 20, 2011

The “ag-gag” bills that cropped up in Iowa, Florida, Minnesota and New York are dead.

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2 sustainable seafood initiatives

Jul. 12, 2011

2 sustainable seafood initiatives worth checking out: combating invasive fish species and reforming the “catch shares” system.

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What film’s getting all the buzz? Vanishing of the Bees.

May. 23, 2011

In recent months over 50 chapters have organized screenings of the documentary Vanishing of the Bees. We asked Slow Food DC member Kate Hill to reflect on the experience of hosting a screening.

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