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

Slow fade

Feb. 4, 2008


We found this fascinating photo essay via our friends at Slow Food Seacoast (photo at left not from the series). A photographer at The Chicago Tribune did a long term project photographing a...

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Mark Bittman’s “Rethinking the Meat-Guzzle”

Jan. 31, 2008

By Jack Everitt, Fork & Bottle
Mark Bittman in Sunday’s New York Times has a major article titled, "Rethinking the Meat-Guzzler".
In just two online pages, he covers a lot of ground. It is very...

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The Agriculture Gestapo

Jan. 21, 2008

You have read, in this space among many others, of the sinister nature of genetic modification and the patenting of seeds. I have ranted endlessly about the dangers of the food system being in the...

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Kenya’s Food Crisis

Jan. 17, 2008

Press Release, January 17, 2008
Slow Food International
Press Office
The political crisis in Kenya is now turning into a food crisis. Some of the areas hit the hardest by violence — among them...

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Iowa Chef responds to Time Magazine’s “Extreme Eating”

Jan. 16, 2008

Regarding Joel Stein’s Time Magazine article “Extreme Eating” - while Mr. Stein is of course free to eat whatever type of food he chooses, I must take exception to his contention that "Dodd was...

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