Slow Food USA Blog
Reflections, insights and news about the food movement and “going Slow”
Countdown to doomsday
Jan. 4, 2008
Here in NYC from 1989 to 2000, we had a large billboard right near Times Square that was a “debt clock.” Up top was a running tally of our national debt, and down below was a second digital...
In Defense of Food
Jan. 2, 2008
Your first reading assignment for 2008, should you be looking for one: Michael Pollan’s newest: In Defense of Food: an Eater’s Manifesto. Pollan, a Slow Food USA Advisory Board member, felt...
Food on Film
Dec. 28, 2007
Calling all filmmakers!
The Media that Matters film festival– a program of short films that seek to engage viewers and “inspire them to action” — is seeking submissions. This annual festival...
Calling all fish
Dec. 27, 2007
Many of you probably carry your Seafood Watch cards in your wallet, for those moments at the fish market or in a restaurant when you’re unsure what’s sustainable.
For those of you without a card...