Slow Food USA Blog
Reflections, insights and news about the food movement and “going Slow”
It's National Farm to School Month!
Oct. 25, 2017
The National Farm to School Network talks with Slow Food about why it's so important for youth to fuel up to maximize learning, inspiration & creative thinking.
A Beginner's Guide to Federal Food and Farm Policy
Oct. 18, 2017
Public policy impacts every aspect of the food chain, from what and how food is produced, to environmental impact, farmers, food chain workers, and of course, to eaters.
Act Now to Preserve Bristol Bay, Alaska Salmon Fishery
Oct. 13, 2017
Take two minutes to send a comment to the EPA about Bristol Bay, a pristine ecosystem in Alaska that is home to the world's largest remaining wild salmon run.
Roots of Home: Vietnamese Migrants Rebuild in New Orleans
Oct. 11, 2017
VEGGI Farmer's Cooperative looks like a well maintained, mid-size community garden. Rows of green and red lettuces, destined for salad mix, neatly push up against hoop houses being weeded for a new planting. But when I interview Khai Nguyễn, who has coordinated community relations and outside communications for the coop for seven years, I don't ask him about the salad mix or the planting. First, we talk about the BP oil spill.
Why ‘Slow’ Food Policy Matters – The 2018 Farm Bill
Oct. 6, 2017
The most important piece of food legislation in the United States is set to be updated soon. Join us in learning about the Food and Farm Bill and taking action to help create a Good, Clean, Fair farm policy.