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Slow Food USA Blog

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

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


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...

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


'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...

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


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