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Slow Food USA Blog

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

Interview: Robert LaValva and the New Amsterdam Public

Nov. 16, 2007

Ever looked at a market like San Francisco’s Ferry Plaza Market and wondered: how did this get here? What did it take to bring this to fruition? All over the country farmers markets and other...

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Farm Bill Final Push

Nov. 14, 2007


"The politics of food have changed, and probably for good," said Michael Pollan in his NY Times Op-Ed last week. He ended his frustrated death-knell-for-a-Farm-Bill-we-can-be-proud-of piece on...

read more... Tags: Farms and Farming, Policy, Take Action


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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