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Slow Food USA Blog

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

Slow Food leader twitters her tastebuds to the White House

Jul. 9, 2009

Amy McCoy likes to keep up with food and sustainability news. And she should – as the blogger of Pour Girl Gourmet and the leader of Slow Food Rhode Island, she keeps up with the local and...

read more... Tags: Book, Uncategorized


Books on Food: Art, Science

Jun. 26, 2009

Part of what I love about “food books” as a genre is that the phrase is entirely non-specific, and covers everything from poetry to science, from art to history, from memoir to fiction. Today,...

read more... Tags: Book, Contaminated Food, Dairy, Farms and Farming, Food Justice, Labeling, News, Current Event, Policy


Summer Reading

Jun. 4, 2009

One of the great advents of the past few years has been “The Food Issue.” I’ve really enjoyed seeing magazines like The Nation, The New York Times, Yes magazine, Mother Jones, and The New Yorker...

read more... Tags: Book, Farms and Farming, Food Justice, News, Current Event, Policy


Rare Breeds Recipe Contest

Apr. 8, 2009

Once raised by small-scale family farmers and bred for hardiness, survivability and FLAVOR, many heritage breeds have been lost to mass-market industrialization. Our RAFT alliance partner,...

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Book, Farms and Farming, Meat, Take Action


Cooking, N'Awlins Style

Mar. 24, 2009

Today I’m interviewing Poppy Tooker. Poppy is the founder of Slow Food New Orleans, a chef, a food activist, the chair emeritus of Slow Food USA’s Ark of Taste Committee, and the author of...

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Book, Farms and Farming


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