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Slow Food USA Blog

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

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.

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Event, Film/TV/Radio, Take Action


Moving From Conscious Consumer to Engaged Citizen

May. 4, 2011

While many of us have become more conscious about the impacts of our personal food choices, we can’t fix the broken food system simply by changing what’s on our plate.

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


Goats, pigs, cows, farm dogs ready for their close-ups

May. 4, 2011

Legislation pending in Iowa would make taking photos of a farm a criminal act. Similar bills have failed this year in Florida, New York, and Minnesota. We think a well-managed farm should have nothing to hide.

read more... Tags: Farms and Farming, Policy, Take Action


Got a truck? You can help the “coolest urban ag project around.”

Apr. 18, 2011

After months of planning and planting, a fleet of 25 Truck Farmers across the country are about to take to the road. One snag! Not enough trucks.

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Farms and Farming, Film/TV/Radio, Food Justice, Take Action, Youth Food Movement


A thank you note from Slow Food on Campus leader, Erin

Apr. 12, 2011

Slow Food on Campus leader Erin Swenson-Klatt reports back on her trip to Washington DC.

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


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