Slow Food USA Blog
Reflections, insights and news about the food movement and “going Slow”
From Field to Landfill? Not in My Kitchen!
Sep. 27, 2017
According to Feeding America, an estimated 25-40% of food grown, processed and transported in the U.S. will never be consumed. Field to landfill? It is a horrifying thought. Even more horrifying is the thought that we all contribute to that every time we leave food unfinished on our plate or let it go to waste in our fridge; every time we toss food in the bin. Here are eights steps we can take to minimize food waste in our home kitchens.
Boost Your Health and Our Planet's Well-Being with Meatless Mondays!
Sep. 25, 2017
Food writer and Slow Food member Judy Buss discusses the importance of reducing meat consumption, and provides delicious meatless recipes!
OSTERIA: 1,000 Generous and Simple Recipes From Italy's Best Local Restaurants
Sep. 24, 2017
Slow Food has a new cookbook coming out in October, inspired by the Italian countryside!
A Taste of Place in Raw Milk Cheese
Sep. 20, 2017
The topic of raw milk looms large in any discussion of American artisanal and farmstead cheesemaking. We are a germophobic society embracing the notion that all bacteria are dangerous. This in turn pushes such authorities as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to place prohibitive hurdles in the way of traditional, safe cheesemaking practices.