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

Mobile Slaughter Facilities - Part 3!

Apr. 23, 2008

A few weeks ago, we began to explore the concept of a mobile slaughter unit as the solution to small scale farmers having no place within driving distance to process their sustainable, grass-fed...

read more... Tags: Farms and Farming, Meat


It’s Earth Day–plant a garden!

Apr. 22, 2008

Why should you plant a garden?
1. You’ll have lunch and dinner in minutes. In the past week alone the NY Times has run two articles about the virtues of planting your own garden. First up was...

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


More from Immokalee

Apr. 21, 2008

For those of you who may have just received your copy of the latest Snail magazine, you may have read, with interest, about the Coalition of Immokalee Workers ("Would You Like Some Justice with...

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


Terra Madre

Apr. 18, 2008


Some of you who are quite familiar with Slow Food and its programs, both national and international, have heard of Terra Madre ("mother earth" in Italian), and perhaps you’ve wondered how to...

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A Potato with a Past: the Makah Ozette

Apr. 7, 2008

by Slow Food USA Regional Governor Gerry Warren
In the 1980’s an unknown fingerling potato was recognized to be a staple in the diet of Pacific Coast Native Americans of the Makah Nation. The...

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