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

The final whimpers of the Food and Farm Bill

Mar. 28, 2008

Although Congress passed an extension on 2002’s Farm Bill until April 18, requiems are already being said for the hopes and dreams everyone had for radical change.
"A little more than a year...

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


Building a Mobile Slaughter Facility, part 2

Mar. 26, 2008

Last week we began exploring the question of mobile slaughter units, and their ability to provide infrastructure to small and mid-sized meat producers. Examining the history of the first ever...

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As We Sow

Mar. 25, 2008




Slow Food USA Board member, Jim Braun, was one of the subjects of a documentary a few years back on the disappearance of the family farm. It’s a short, simple, and very effective film in three...

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


Mobile Slaughter Facilities

Mar. 20, 2008

A few articles in the month of January on mobile slaughter units around the country caught our attention and got us asking questions. Why is there a need for mobile slaughter facilities? Could the...

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


Why Work for the Pharm(aceutical Industry) When You Can Work for the Actual Farm?

Mar. 19, 2008

by Slow Food in Schools Coordinator, Cecily Upton
Here at Slow Food USA, we’ve been noticing an interesting and exciting trend: young folks eschewing the corporate/industrial complex and going...

read more... Tags: Farms and Farming, Take Action, Youth Food Movement


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