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Stories from a Slow Food Nation

For every fast-food franchise in this country, there is a family recipe, heirloom seed, deeply rooted tradition, or responsible business.

We are not a fast-food nation.

We are putting gardens in schools and saving ancient foods from extinction. We are not frozen hamburger patties and super-sized sodas. We are Manoomin wild rice and Tupelo Honey.

We are a Slow Food nation.

A Reason to Kiss the Sea: Montauk Pearl Oysters
Meet Mike Martinsen and Mike Doall, a commercial fisherman and marine biologist who’ve teamed up to give back to their community and pay respect to the Earth…
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La Minga
The ideas of cooperation and working together are central to many movements in Latin America. Nestor Escobar has brought those ideas to Louisville, KY where he…
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A Year in Grandpa’s Garden, from Tales of Thatcher Gray
Upon the birth of my son, Thatcher Gray, I became acutely aware of the emerging evidence that our industrialized food machine is taking a tremendous toll on…
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Four Corners
Intentional communities, draft horses, farmstead cheese – it all sounds a little bit Vermont. That’s because it is! This week we visit Cobb Hill, a co-housing…
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