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Slow Food USA Blog

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

What do you eat in January?

Jan. 11, 2008


In her book Animal, Vegetable, Miracle, Barbara Kingsolver has a whole chapter entitled “What do you eat in January?” (and she lives on a farm!). And although it is a baffling 50 degrees here in...

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I Am What I Ate - Carlo Petrini

Jan. 8, 2008

Slow Food USA members should have just received the issue 4 of The Snail for 2007. The theme of the issue is American Food Traditions; we asked some people to share with our readers their...

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Food Sovereignty 101

Jan. 7, 2008

Grassroots International, a Boston-based organization that “supports the initiatives of peasants and family farmers, women and indigenous groups to protect human rights to land, water and food,”...

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Slow Food Challenge

Jan. 4, 2008

Always a source of the inside scoop on what’s great in the restaurant world from local folk, Chowhound also has an active discussion board on all-around food topics. Just two days ago one poster...

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Countdown to doomsday

Jan. 4, 2008


Here in NYC from 1989 to 2000, we had a large billboard right near Times Square that was a “debt clock.” Up top was a running tally of our national debt, and down below was a second digital...

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