Slow Food USA Blog
Reflections, insights and news about the food movement and “going Slow”
Flavor Detective: David Shields on Why the Ark of Taste Matters
Feb. 6, 2019
David Shields is the 2018 SnailBlazer award winner for Biodiversity. He is the Chair of the Ark of Taste Southern Region and his critical research has helped revive over thirty crops including benne.
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.
Are Small Rural Communities Doomed?
Dec. 18, 2018
Reflections from the Japanese Front Lines Where Agriculture, Youth, Imagination and Desperation Collide.
Growing the Next Generation of Family Farmers with Snailblazer Greg Gunthorp
Nov. 6, 2018
Fourth generation hog farmer Greg Gunthorp sold his first hog to a restaurant twenty years ago. Since then he has become a leader in sustainable, family-farming practices in a region that has become dominated by large-scale factory farms. Greg highlights the importance of small-scale farming and some of the advantages it still holds over big agra.
Teen Perspective from Slow Food Nations
Oct. 19, 2018
Michaela Koski's visit to Slow Food Nations 2018 and the Leaders Summit reinforced in her that change can happen at any age.