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Slow Food USA Blog

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

One Way to Nail the $5 Challenge: Onions

Sep. 16, 2011

Tamar Adler, author of An Everlasting Meal: Cooking with Economy and Grace, shares a recipe for cooking a vegetable that’s always easy to find.

read more... Tags: Cooking, Uncategorized


A market for non-GMO foods

Sep. 14, 2011

Slow Food Upstate leader Janette Wesley tells us what makes Earth Markets different from other farmers markets, how the project got started, and what’s next for the market.

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Cooking, Event, Farms and Farming, Food Justice, Meat


“Feeding Garden” in South Africa gets a kickstart from Slow Food NYC

Sep. 12, 2011

Slow Food NYC has gotten its hands dirty in school gardens throughout the city with its Urban Harvest program. This summer they took those organizing skills to South Africa to partner with a local school to build a garden that gets more fresh fruits and veggies into the cafeteria.

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Cooking, Farms and Farming, Food Justice, School Food


One Woman’s Budget-Conscious Approach to Slow Food Value Meals

Sep. 9, 2011

Out of work and prospects dim for the foreseeable future, Amy knew that her household food budget had to take a hit. She also knew that she didn’t want to lose enthusiasm for cooking, for sharing meals with her family, and her friends. This is her story.

read more... Tags: Cooking, Farms and Farming, Food Justice, Take Action


Lunch Co-op Makes Lunch Awesome for Less Than $5

Sep. 7, 2011

Can 8 co-workers navigate multiple palates, tastes, and dislikes to cook for each other every day? Nine months, two participant shuffles, six steady members, and three check-in meetings later, the Slow Food USA Lunch Co-op is a huge success!

read more... Tags: Cooking


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