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Slow Food USA Blog

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

Rebuilding Tabasco’s Food Community

Nov. 12, 2007

As the Slow Food delegates arrived in Puebla, news of the terrible flooding in the Tabasco region spread. With nearly a million people affected, Tabasco is in trouble. It was just two short...

read more... Tags: Event, Farms and Farming, News, Current Event


A Heritage Thanksgiving

Nov. 10, 2007


With Thanksgiving almost upon us, many of us are trying to avoid buying a flavorless supermarket turkey and are wondering: where in the world can I find a heritage turkey? Some of you might even...

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Farms and Farming


Ark of Taste Highlight

Oct. 29, 2007

by Jennifer M. Hall
SFUSA Ark Committee

When the RAFT (Renewing America’s Food Traditions) project offered seeds last winter, I was faced with decisions. What to grow? Trim the list from 40...

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Indiana Big-Ag Advocate Says King Corn is “Slander”

Oct. 22, 2007

The documentary film King Corn is now playing at a theatre near you, mostly to raucous approval, but one fellah in Indiana isn’t as enthusiastic:
In 2003, the two men moved to Iowa and grew an...

read more... Tags: Farms and Farming, Film/TV/Radio, News, Current Event


Grassfed Standards Update

Oct. 18, 2007

Earlier this week, the USDA announced a Grassfed Marketing Claim Standard, one which they hoped would make things less confusing for consumers and hold producers to a more truthful, higher...

read more... Tags: Farms and Farming, Labeling, Meat, Policy


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