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

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...

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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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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...

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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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