Slow Food USA Blog

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

'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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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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