Slow Food USA Blog
Reflections, insights and news about the food movement and “going Slow”
Mar. 17, 2011
Earlier this year the USDA stunned the food and farming community by unexpectedly approving three new genetically engineered (GE) foods. Here’s a recap of some of the main concerns around these additions to our food system.
Feb. 11, 2011
Slow Food USA President Josh Viertel asked President Obama why it is cheaper to feed our kids Froot Loops than it is to feed them fruit, and what he was doing to reverse it. His response? He talked about Walmart.
Feb. 10, 2011
This year February 14th is no longer “Valentines’ Day,” but Love your Farmer Day!
Dec. 20, 2010
Slow Food USA’s position on the current food safety legislation recently passed by the Senate (again) and headed for a House vote.
Dec. 3, 2010
On December 8th, in Washington DC, the Dept of Justice and the USDA will be holding a workshop (kind of like a town hall) to hear from farmers and consumers. Join us!