Slow Food USA Blog

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

Youth food summit discusses food justice

Feb. 17, 2010

by Slow Food on Campus member Julia Yerkovich

I have a confession to make: I am not an activist. I read my local Edible magazine and Michael Pollan’s books, and I shop at farmers markets....

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Get Cooking with The Art of Eating In

Feb. 15, 2010

Thanks to Cathy Erway I right now have bread dough rising on my kitchen counter. 3 years ago I read Mark Bittman’s NY Times article with Jim Lahey’s phenomenally easy bread recipe, but...

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Celebrating an Artisan Cidermaker

Feb. 4, 2010

by Ben Watson, Chairman, Slow Food USA Biodiversity Committee

Terrence Maloney (1940-2010)

A few days ago I received the sad news of the death of Terry Maloney, 70, of Colrain, Massachusetts....

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How about a crowd-sourced sustainable cookbook?

Feb. 2, 2010

We’ve been talking a bunch recently on here about the future of food writing--how is being affected by new media? How come awesome food bloggers end up getting book deals, bringing it all back to...

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Dinner from the Dumpster

Jan. 28, 2010

by Emily Vaughn

No matter how sustainably produced your food purchases are, food that goes uneaten is a waste of resources and a major pollutant.  Food scraps make up nearly 13 percent of...

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