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Slow Food USA Blog

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

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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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....

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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


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