Slow Food USA Blog

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

Welcome home, Milwaukee apple

Jun. 9, 2010

by Jennifer Casey, Slow Food WiSE Biodiversity Projects

I can just imagine...a warm autumn afternoon, in the not too distant future, sitting around the picnic table with a group of people to...

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Bug Juice, Hot Dogs, and Fries, Oh My!

Jun. 8, 2010

by intern Maia Piccagli

Many of you may recognize Dr. Susan Rubin, the leader of Slow Food Westchester, from the school food documentary, 2 Angry Moms. What you may not know is that last...

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Julie Shaffer, Sustainable Food Service Education Coordinator

May. 14, 2010

by Jenna Schweitzer
This article first appeared on Generation Response, one of Emory University’s campus publications.

In her office, Julie Shaffer has a life-size cardboard cut-out of a farmer,...

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Farmer Jane: some women who are changing the way we eat

May. 10, 2010

Temra Costa knows a thing or two about farming. She has a degree in agriculture from the University of Wisconsin at Madison and has been involved with CAFF (Community Alliance with Family...

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