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Slow Food USA Blog

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

Extending the Season’s Bounty in Chicago

Oct. 18, 2011

Slow Food Chicago is helping its community enjoy the bounty year round. Canning and preserving workshops have kicked off and will be continuing through the winter months. It’s amazing what some cookware, fresh food and willing hands can do!

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Cooking, Slow Food Chapters in Action


Farm v Fished: Understanding today’s salmon problem

Oct. 7, 2011

Why is it so hard to figure out how to buy seafood sustainably? How did we get here? Roots of Change takes a deep dive into the problem with California salmon and points to some solutions.

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Book, Farms and Farming, Seafood


A market for non-GMO foods

Sep. 14, 2011

Slow Food Upstate leader Janette Wesley tells us what makes Earth Markets different from other farmers markets, how the project got started, and what’s next for the market.

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Cooking, Event, Farms and Farming, Food Justice, Meat


“Feeding Garden” in South Africa gets a kickstart from Slow Food NYC

Sep. 12, 2011

Slow Food NYC has gotten its hands dirty in school gardens throughout the city with its Urban Harvest program. This summer they took those organizing skills to South Africa to partner with a local school to build a garden that gets more fresh fruits and veggies into the cafeteria.

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Cooking, Farms and Farming, Food Justice, School Food


Slow Food USA voices support for organic farmers vs. Monsanto

Aug. 15, 2011

Slow Food USA officially joined several other food & farming organizations in support of the plaintiff farmers in the recently filed lawsuit against Monsanto.

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Farms and Farming, Food Justice, Policy


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