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Slow Food USA Blog

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

“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


One Woman’s Budget-Conscious Approach to Slow Food Value Meals

Sep. 9, 2011

Out of work and prospects dim for the foreseeable future, Amy knew that her household food budget had to take a hit. She also knew that she didn’t want to lose enthusiasm for cooking, for sharing meals with her family, and her friends. This is her story.

read more... Tags: Cooking, Farms and Farming, Food Justice, Take Action


It’s Easy! It’s Hard! Slow food for the price of fast food

Aug. 26, 2011

“In one moment I am buying something and can’t believe how much I get for so little money; the next item I pick up gives me sticker shock. How can both of these things be true?” the author asks.

read more... Tags: Cooking, Event, Food Justice, Take Action


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


The EPA received our bees, here’s their response.

Aug. 12, 2011

Earlier this year, we called for immediate action on a pesticide that scientists believe is contributing to massive honeybee die-offs — and today we heard the EPA’s response.

read more... Tags: Contaminated Food, Food Justice, News, Current Event, Policy


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