Slow Food USA Blog

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

From Prekmurje with Love

Aug. 22, 2014

Artisan food producers and winemakers in the Prekmurje region of Slovenia are keeping the unique flavors of their part of the world alive today - and give you a chance to understand why Slovenia is the only country with LOVE in its name.


Celebrating and Preserving Livestock Genetic Diversity

Aug. 18, 2014

The list of names of the more than 100 Slow Meat delegates reads like a Who’s Who of the sustainable food animal world. Many are farmers, ranchers and veterinarians who are working to preserve endangered breeds of livestock and poultry.

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Vegetable Cooking Challenges from the Slow Food USA Community

Aug. 12, 2014

From a surplus of celery to trouble staying full, chef Deborah Madison is helping us tackle everyday vegetable cooking challenges by responding to questions submitted through our social media community. Read on to pick up some great ideas from one of America’s most experienced and talented vegetable-lovers!

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Ithaca Farmers Market: A Slow Food Pioneer

Aug. 7, 2014

Not only is the Ithaca Farmers Market one of the most rustic and bountiful markets in the United States, it is historically recognized for pioneering a vision around Slow Food.


National Farmers’ Day

Aug. 4, 2014

We demand that the president of the United States, with the full support of the United States Congress, declare a National Farmers’ Day to celebrate the people responsible for our agriculture — past, present, and future. An exclusive excerpt from “The Carnivore’s Manifesto.”

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