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Slow Food USA Blog

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

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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Slow Food Portland seeks help for local food producers

Dec. 19, 2007

As our weather becomes more and more extreme, it seems that it’s a story of droughts and floods, droughts and floods. When farmers get hit by these weather events, it can be devastating.
The...

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(Food and) Farm Bill Passes in Senate

Dec. 17, 2007

The Farm Bill passed last week on the Senate floor, with a vote of 79-14. There were some major disappointments, and some modest but important successes. However, no one can argue with the fact...

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