Slow Food USA Blog

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

Chicago Honey Co-op

Mar. 18, 2010

by intern Lila Wilmerding

At the beginning of the century, Michael Thompson left his career in landscaping to give conventional farming a try in Northern Illinois. Finding little appeal in corn...

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Riots or Rebellions? Eric Holt-Giménez Looks at the World Food Crisis

Mar. 17, 2010

by intern Julia Landau

“Food riot??” asked an indignant Eric Holt-Giménez at a talk he gave in New York City on March 5, referring to protests in response to the 2008 food crisis....

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One take on the soda tax

Mar. 15, 2010

by intern Valerie Scott

I wish I was virtuous enough to stick to just water and wine, but I’m not – like most of America, I like soda. So why do I support the controversial proposal in...

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Iron Chef, whole grains edition

Mar. 15, 2010

by Robin Kerber, CIA Student and volunteer with Slow Food Hudson Valley

As I sat in the car, waiting for my friends, I was thinking about a recipe for winter barley vegetable soup: butternut...

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Middle School Slow Food clubs meet with Josh Viertel

Mar. 2, 2010

by Daniela Salazar Monárrez, 8th grader at Hillcrest Academy and Slow Food Club founder

Yesterday the Slow Food clubs of Van Avery Prep and Hillcrest Academy got together with the Slow Food USA...

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