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Slow Food USA Blog

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

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


Can Ark of Taste survive Katrina and Isaac?

Sep. 13, 2012

Lester & Linda L’Hoste have been working to preserve the organic Ark of Taste satsuma on their citrus farm in the wake of Hurricane Katrina and now Isaac.

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


Wisdom from a New Generation of Farmers

Aug. 20, 2012

Thoughts from 2 Colorado farmers looking to help bring down the average age for farmers & open up more opportunities for a new generation of growers.

read more... Tags: Farms and Farming, Youth Food Movement


Perennial Plate: A New Spin on Camp Food

Aug. 14, 2012

We’ve teamed up with Daniel Klein and the folks over at Perennial Plate to deliver monthly video stories, our second dispatch features a truly unique youth summer camp.

read more... Tags: Farms and Farming, Youth Food Movement


Archive of Taste: The Appalachian Food Storybank

Aug. 8, 2012

Preserving local food culture is more than just soil & seed. Slow Food Asheville’s Appalachian Food Storybank proves that it’s mainly about people.

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Cooking, Farms and Farming, Slow Food Chapters in Action


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