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Slow Food USA Blog

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

Gleaning

Jun. 12, 2008

This piece, from Huffington Post, got us thinking about the practice of gleaning. Apparently a food pantry director in New Hampshire, faced with a food shortage that has become commonplace in...

read more... Tags: Farms and Farming, Film/TV/Radio, Food Justice


Summer is a Time for Picnics

Jun. 5, 2008

Here in New York City we’ve finally made the annual swift jump from late winter straight to summer. (We have heard there is a season called spring; here it is merely the name of a street). That...

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


Victory! A Penny a Pound

May. 27, 2008

An exciting update for those of you who have been following the fight (both in the news and here on our blog) between the Coalition of Immokalee Workers and Burger King: Burger King has finally...

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


Slow Food USA Partners with LocalHarvest

May. 23, 2008


Slow Food USA has begun an exciting partnership with online food locater LocalHarvest. Local Harvest is an easy-to-use site that helps consumers all over the country find the sustainable food in...

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


Good Farming= Good Asparagus

May. 20, 2008

"Leave our agricultural future to chefs and anyone who takes food and cooking seriously. We never bought into the “bigger is better” mantra, not because it left us too dependent on oil, but...

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