Slow Food USA Blog

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

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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Earth Day thoughts

Apr. 22, 2010

As I drove from the Columbus OH airport towards Athens, I passed a billboard that read “Every day is Earth Day for a farmer.” A dairy barn on my left, fields on my right. I was headed into the...

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Hardwick VT: the town that food saved

Mar. 30, 2010

by intern Valerie Scott

We all know what local, sustainable food can do for the health of our bodies, but could it also be a cure for the health of ailing economies? Ben Hewitt’s book The...

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