Slow Food USA Blog

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

Michael Pollan wants you to eat food

Jan. 5, 2010

Some people want to be told what to eat. Ever get asked about “the Slow Food diet?” I do. Countless times I’ve explained that there is no slow food diet, that it’s not meant...

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Food you can believe in

Nov. 16, 2009

by SFUSA President, Josh Viertel

Jonathan Safran Foer and I hold nearly the same beliefs about eating meat. That said, I have a freezer full of goat necks, marrow bones, and pork belly, and he...

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Preserving American food traditions: the food of a younger land

Nov. 16, 2009

by intern Catherine King

I am constantly curious about what other people are eating. After friends return from traveling, I want to hear about their favorite meal of the trip. If I call my mom...

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A Young Omnivore’s Dilemma

Nov. 10, 2009

by Daniel Lewis

The Young Reader’s Edition of Michael Pollan’s bestselling exposé, The Omnivore’s Dilemma, is a lot like the original. Both books contain most of the same...

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Vegetable Love, even in late October

Oct. 30, 2009

by intern Grace Mitchell

In July, I befriended a twelve-year-old boy, Jackson, who proclaimed to me his fierce love for vegetables of all kinds and his disappointment in his peers who, unlike...

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