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Slow Food USA Blog

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

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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Glynwood’s Harvest Awards

May. 19, 2008

If there’s a food producer in your life/community who you think is doing innovative work in sustainable agriculture and whom you think has been a leader in supporting their regional food system, ...

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The Mobile Slaughter Facility, Up Close (Part 4)

May. 16, 2008

by Slow Food USA staffer Jerusha Klemperer
Throughout March and April we covered the Island Grown Farmers Cooperative, in the San Juan Islands, and its USDA certified mobile slaughter facility. ...

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Farm Bill Passes in House…Senate next?

May. 15, 2008

Yesterday the (Food and) Farm Bill passed in the House and is poised to pass in the Senate today. As we mentioned last week, Bush is ready to veto but the numbers in the House vote suggest that...

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Food Policy Here at Home

May. 8, 2008

by Slow Food USA staffer Jerusha Klemperer
Again and again at the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development sessions on Agriculture, representatives from other countries reported that...

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