Slow Food USA Blog
Reflections, insights and news about the food movement and “going Slow”
To Save Rural Iowa, We Need to Make Healthy Food a Right
Mar. 9, 2018
Industrial agriculture that favors corporate interests comes at the expense of our rural communities. Austin Frerick describes the current situation in Iowa.
Corn, Beans & Squash: Sisterhood of the Trellising Plants
Mar. 6, 2018
Try these delicious recipes using squash, beans, and corn. Healthy, happy plants, like the harmonious Three Sisters, are not only at the peak of nutrient density, but also flavor!
Plant a Seed Campaign Launch
Feb. 20, 2018
Press Release: Slow Food USA launched the Plant a Seed campaign today, inviting individuals and schools to plant the “Three Sisters” in biodiverse gardens across the country.
CACOCO: A Chocolate Revival
Feb. 14, 2018
Global chocolate consumption is increasing, yet the current production system is broken. CACOCO honors the ancient tradition of preparing cacao while seeking to improve the health of the environment.
Consuming 'Trashfish' Can Increase Local Fish Consumption: An Interview With Ren Ostry Of Trashfish
Feb. 6, 2018
Trashfish, a weekly subscription box, is creating a market for underloved seafood. Not only is much of the seafood we eat imported—it’s overwhelmingly the same three types despite the immense biodiversity of ocean life.