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Slow Food USA Blog

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

Here’s to good news…?

Jun. 14, 2008

Everywhere you turn it’s bad news about food: tomato scares, bad harvests, peak oil and the global food crisis.
It’s hard not to feel demoralized and/or scared. As we head into this summer...

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


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


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