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Slow Food USA Blog

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

101 Reasons Not to be Discouraged by The (Food and) Farm Bill

Sep. 19, 2007

After all of these months of reading and learning, and rallying and writing, it’s hard not to be discouraged by the Farm Bill. A disappointingly familiar version passed in the House this summer,...

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Slow Food USA Sings Along at Farm Aid

Sep. 12, 2007

For 22 years, Farm Aid has been traveling the country and making music to support family farms. Last Sunday, Farm Aid hit New York City, giving NYC the chance to show its love for farmers and to...

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Is Eating Local Even Possible?

Aug. 26, 2007

In her latest blog, Suzi Steffen poses this rhetorical gem: Is eating local even possible?
Eating local — goat cheese from the farmers' market or eggs from my friends' chickens, vegetables and...

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Slow Food Cycle Sunday

Aug. 24, 2007

It’s not surprising that there is an affinity between Slow Food mavens and cycling buffs. Each has an affection for simpler ways of doing things, and a way of appreciating the world around us. ...

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WaPo Investigates Terroir

Aug. 23, 2007

Such food luminaries (and friends of Slow Food) as Rich Pirog, Arlin Wasserman and Gary Paul Nabhan explain how and why Terroir is important in this August 22nd Washington Post article
…Wasserman...

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