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Slow Food USA Blog

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

The Price of Perfection

Apr. 26, 2013

It’s tough not being perfect. Everyone who has ever had a bad hair day knows that. And that’s no more true than for those misshapen, oddly sized fruits and vegetables that Mother Nature inevitably produces.

read more... Tags: Farms and Farming, Food Justice, Policy


Indigenous Peoples Stand Up to Save Native Corn

Mar. 27, 2013

Indigenous communities in the Western Hemisphere depend on corn not only as a source of nutrition, but as the center of their cultural traditions and spirituality.

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Food Justice


Perennial Plate: La Minga

Oct. 2, 2012

A “Minga” is a traditional form of organization from 600-700 years ago in South America. Today, Nelson Escobar coordinates a large urban farm in order to collectively survive in a competitive society.

read more... Tags: Farms and Farming, Food Justice


Farming in a new land

Sep. 5, 2012

Slow Food chapters support and learn from refugees, immigrants and new citizens.

read more... Tags: Food Justice, Slow Food Chapters in Action


Giving Food a Central Role in the 'Dialogues'

Jul. 28, 2012

What do “The Central Role of Food", Slow Money, and "The Food Dialogues” have in common? Stephanie Georgieff went to Los Angeles to find out.

read more... Tags: Farms and Farming, Food Justice, News, Current Event, Slow Food Chapters in Action


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