Slow Food USA Blog

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

Are you ready to Dig In?

Sep. 24, 2010

Tomorrow, thousands of Slow Food members across the country are digging into gardens, farms, and community events – and then breaking bread to celebrate!

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Sonoma County Gleaners in action!

Jul. 8, 2010

by intern Minal Gill

Aletha Soule of Slow Food Sonoma County has taken supporting good, clean and fair practices one step further by making fresh produce available to those in need. Her network...

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Slow Food St. Louis’ Awesome Airtime

Jun. 28, 2010

by Julia Landau

Slow Food Saint Louis has been making news! In the past few months, this chapter was invited to appear on a local lifestyles morning show three times, getting the word out about...

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First Lady launches Chefs Move to Schools program

Jun. 9, 2010

by intern Christine Binder

Last Friday, nearly 500 chefs from 37 states, all dressed in their whites, convened on the White House lawn for the launch of the “Chefs Move to Schools” program. The...

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Eat Gulf seafood

Jun. 8, 2010

by Poppy Tooker, former chapter leader of Slow Food New Orleans and emeritus member of the Biodiversity Committee

The oil situation in the Gulf of Mexico is threatening an entire culture on...

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