Slow Food USA Blog
Reflections, insights and news about the food movement and “going Slow”
Seed to Salvage, A Cooperative Solution
Sep. 22, 2016
Hello from the Slow Food table. I took a seat in 2007 to read the vibrant stories of the Ark of Taste. The stories convinced me to become an advocate, but for what? Here's my story.
FarmRaiser: Join the Healthy Fundraising Revolution
Sep. 13, 2016
FarmRaiser helps schools, nonprofits and civic groups create authentic, efficient, and high-profit fundraisers. Students sell healthy, locally grown and made products through a personalized online farmers market and mobile app. Learn more about how you can promote healthy school fundraising and a vibrant local food economy.
Why Garden to Cafeteria Matters
Sep. 11, 2016
So why is it important for students to see their school garden produce served fresh on the salad bar? Besides the obvious nutritional benefits of eating fresh produce that has traveled only 100 feet from garden to plate, there are many educational opportunities are unique to the experience of participating in the food chain that supplies school cafeterias.
Where Heritage Birds Come From
Sep. 8, 2016
Emelyn Rude, author of Tastes Like Chicken: a History of America’s Favorite Bird, traces America's obsession with the beautiful bird.
Kona Coffee - An American Heritage
Sep. 8, 2016
Kona’s coffee farmers were recently delighted to hear that Slow Food USA enrolled Pure Kona Coffee in its “Ark of Taste” catalog earlier this year.