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

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


New corn on the blog

Mar. 18, 2008

by Membership Assistant, Julia De Martini Day
"Sin maíz, no hay país!" “Without corn, there is no country!” were the words chanted by the Independent Women’s Movement on International Women’s...

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'Tis the season

Mar. 14, 2008


'Tis the season for CSAs!
"What’s a CSA?" you ask.
"CSA" stands for Community Supported Agriculture, and refers to a mutually beneficial relationship between a farm and its customers in which...

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Edible Estates

Mar. 11, 2008

A few weeks ago we began to explore the intersections of art and agriculture while reflecting on “Slow Design.” Today we pick up that thread again to discuss Edible Estates: Attack on the Front...

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Reasonable Agriculture

Mar. 5, 2008

This blog post over at Plenty Mag made a few references we’d like to pass along. The first is a mention of the sense-making and practical French phrase for sustainable agriculture — “agriculture...

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