Slow Food USA Blog

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

Slow Food at UN Indigenous Meeting

May. 14, 2012

For the first time, the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues will have a guest speaker address its members -- Slow Food International President Carlo Petrini.

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Humboldt Park’s Rooftop Revival

Apr. 18, 2012

A high school science project becomes a community mission for local food; leads to a cafeteria rooftop greenhouse and the community’s first produce market.

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Leveling the Local Food Playing Field

Mar. 29, 2012

By any measure, the local food movement is booming with everyone from Wall Street execs to start up non-profits getting involved. But how can you tell if your food is truly local?

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Not Shying Away from the Big Questions

Mar. 23, 2012

Panelists, including Slow Food USA President Josh Viertel, discuss "The Future of Food", the landmark speech and now book by Prince Charles.

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Create Food Democracy: Occupy our Food Supply

Feb. 27, 2012

February 27th is Occupy Our Food Supply day of action. Dr. Vandana Shiva discusses why this day is important and why the “corporate takeover of the food system” will have “irreversible consequences” for all people.

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