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Slow Food USA Blog

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

Everybody Say Cheese!

Aug. 5, 2013

From Sept 20-23, the city of Bra in Italy’s northeast will once again host four days of Cheese!

read more... Tags: Dairy, Event


See you at the market

Aug. 2, 2013

In small town squares and big city centers, farmers markets delicately balance new food innovation with old food traditions. These community-centered markets celebrate the dignity of labor that brings nourishment from field to fork, and provide a safe haven for newcomers to become old friends.

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


Eating on the Wild Side: Where Have All the Purple Carrots Gone?

Jul. 31, 2013

Eating on the Wild Side: The Missing Link to Optimum Health by Jo Robinson is a fascinating analysis of the true nutritional content of today’s fruits and veggies.

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From Past to Present: Why Heirloom Varietals Matter

Jul. 25, 2013

A decade ago “heirloom” triggered images of your grandfather’s pocket watch or the delicate veil your great-grandmother wore at her wedding. Talk about “heirloom” nowadays and images of luscious tomatoes in the colors of the rainbow appear before your eyes.

read more... Tags: Biodiversity


Viewing our Food, From Paddock to Plate

Jul. 18, 2013

Is it possible to operate a truly organic and sustainable farm today? In the short documentary “Where the Food Grows”, New York-based film student Noah Throop finds out.

read more... Tags: Farms and Farming, Film/TV/Radio, Meat


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