Slow Food USA Blog
Reflections, insights and news about the food movement and “going Slow”
The "Slow" Green New Deal
Feb. 24, 2019
Members of congress have introduced a bill aimed at reducing the United State's contribution to global green house gas emissions. This legislation must include actionable agricultural policy that supports small-scale, family farms.
Goodbye to Folco, Hello to Manifestos
Jan. 23, 2019
The passing of Folco Portinari, author of the SF Manifesto, at the age of 93 encouraged us to reflect on how the Manifesto inspired generations of manifestos to come.
Congress Passes 2018 Farm Bill
Dec. 21, 2018
Congress passes a new Farm Bill that continues to fund significant programs for Good, Clean, and Fair food within the US. However, it's policy falls short when it comes to restricting the expansion CAFO's, and the new bill continues to provide millions of dollars in subsidies to high-profit commodity croppers.
Path of a Snailblazer
Sep. 18, 2018
How one small action revealed a major entry-point to making lasting change to urban agriculture in the city of Sacramento.
Slow Growth Making A Big Impact
May. 30, 2018
Food entrepreneur Wen-Jay Ying takes a "slow" approach to measuring small business success.