Slow Food USA Blog
Reflections, insights and news about the food movement and “going Slow”
The Importance of Diversity in a Food Movement
Jan. 13, 2017
As we move forward into the new year, unsure of the changes that may occur in the food policies of America, it is crucial we consider the importance of diversity in our movement.
My Feast of the Epiphany: Making Sense of a Changing World
Jan. 6, 2017
"Our movement is at odds with the industrial food system that produces, distributes and markets the fruit of somebody’s labor. It is important to remember that we are at odds with the very scale, speed and ideology of plunder, of an economy that treats all living things as things to extract for profit and consumption."—Richard McCarthy
Why We Should All Be Ethical Carnivores Now
Dec. 23, 2016
For over a year Louise Gray only ate animals she killed herself. She explains how the experience taught her to eat meat in a more respectful way.
Ranchers Stand with Standing Rock
Dec. 14, 2016
"It is only by the movement of millions that we will create a future where our children and many generations to come will have the privilege of drinking from streams and rivers of pure water, knowing that it was their relatives who made it all possible."—Doniga Markegard
Inspiration for Preserving Biodiversity from Terra Madre
Dec. 9, 2016
Jenna Mobley from Atlanta attended Terra Madre for the first time. She shares her experiences and knowledge in this post and brings them back with her to the Community Farmers Markets.