Slow Food USA Blog

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

Urban Bounty: Veggies, Fowl, Pork and Tumbleweaves

Sep. 3, 2009

“What the hay is an urban farmer?!” It’s a question both Farm City author cum Oakland’s “Ghost Town Farm”(er) Novella Carpenter and myself have wrestled with, and...

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Connecting Face and Food: Simone Goes to Market

Aug. 4, 2009

by Youth Programs Intern Reece Trevor

At first glance, David Westerlund’s Simone Goes to the Market seems to fit the bill for a standard children’s book. It’s got a simple...

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Slow Food leader twitters her tastebuds to the White House

Jul. 9, 2009

Amy McCoy likes to keep up with food and sustainability news. And she should – as the blogger of Pour Girl Gourmet and the leader of Slow Food Rhode Island, she keeps up with the local and...

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Books on Food: Art, Science

Jun. 26, 2009

Part of what I love about “food books” as a genre is that the phrase is entirely non-specific, and covers everything from poetry to science, from art to history, from memoir to fiction. Today,...

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Summer Reading

Jun. 4, 2009

One of the great advents of the past few years has been “The Food Issue.” I’ve really enjoyed seeing magazines like The Nation, The New York Times, Yes magazine, Mother Jones, and The New Yorker...

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