Slow Food USA Blog
Reflections, insights and news about the food movement and “going Slow”
Ark of Taste Highlight
Oct. 29, 2007
by Jennifer M. Hall
SFUSA Ark Committee
When the RAFT (Renewing America’s Food Traditions) project offered seeds last winter, I was faced with decisions. What to grow? Trim the list from 40...
Slow Food USA Hits the Road
Oct. 26, 2007
This past weekend, Slow Food USA Executive Director Erika Lesser traveled to Bozeman Montana to give a keynote address at the Northern Rockies Satellite Bioneers conference.
The cornerstone of the...
Indiana Big-Ag Advocate Says King Corn is “Slander”
Oct. 22, 2007
The documentary film King Corn is now playing at a theatre near you, mostly to raucous approval, but one fellah in Indiana isn’t as enthusiastic:
In 2003, the two men moved to Iowa and grew an...
Grassfed Standards Update
Oct. 18, 2007
Earlier this week, the USDA announced a Grassfed Marketing Claim Standard, one which they hoped would make things less confusing for consumers and hold producers to a more truthful, higher...
The Year of the Corn
Oct. 15, 2007
Grist magazine, if you haven’t checked it out already, is a constant source of excellent writing, especially when it comes to food and agriculture. In the past week, they’ve produced a great...