Slow Food USA Blog
Reflections, insights and news about the food movement and “going Slow”
Dec. 3, 2007
by Gay Chanler
I celebrated the New Year twice in 2007. The first occasion was on January 1st, in the tradition of the western world. In the second instance it was July first, when I was a guest...
Nov. 30, 2007
The holidays have become a time when many people do their yearly community service, and often that service comes in the form of food. At a time when many are stuffing their faces with turkey and...
What’s in a word?
Nov. 29, 2007
People are a-buzz about Oxford University Press' selection of “locavore" as its word of the year (having beat out several words some of us may never have heard of– "bacn,” anyone?).
Christmas Lima Beans
Nov. 27, 2007
by Sara Roahen, member of the SFUSA Ark-Presidia Committee
The row of Christmas lima beans on a shelf at my local Whole Foods Market in Philadelphia disappears more rapidly than those of the...
Food Banks in Peril Nationwide
Nov. 26, 2007
by Slow Food USA intern Samantha Taylor
It’s the brink of the holiday season and the latest news is that there is a devastating dearth in the supply of Food Banks across the country. America’s...