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Slow Food USA Blog

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

Managing Organic Waste

Feb. 28, 2008

An article in Tuesday’s Wall Street Journal on reducing environmental impact through use of a garbage disposal got us thinking about the various options for managing your organic waste (n.b....

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


Kitchen Gardens

Feb. 25, 2008


What better symbol of our commitment to Slow principles and ecological living than growing a garden? Home food production is almost a forgotten art, but Kitchen Gardeners International (KGI) and...

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Weighing in on NAIS

Feb. 18, 2008

Slow Food Chicago member Anne Marie Klaske of NA-DA FARM (near DeKalb, IL) wrote to us about her family’s unexpected encounter with the NAIS system.
An interesting reverberation and consequence...

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


Your Ice cream Fix is in Jeopardy

Feb. 17, 2008

As I and many others have pointed out, the loss of as much as 70-80% of the US honeybee population to Colony Collapse Disorder is a far greater concern than missing that spot of honey in your...

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


Farm Bill Update

Feb. 13, 2008

It’s been a while since we’ve done any Farm Bill alerts, so here goes, since things are starting to get rolling again for the final push. Thanks to our friends at Community Food Security...

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