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A Slow Weekend in Vermont

During your weekend in Vermont our Snail of Approval recipients will provide a window into Vermont’s evolving food traditions. All these businesses embody the Slow Food principles of Good, Clean and Fair food for all.

Knee High by the 4th of July: Planting King Philip Corn on Wampanoag Land

Earlier this year we shared the story of the King Philip Corn in our Plant A Seed campaign. Today, Danielle Hill, a member of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, has planted these seeds with the help of other members of the Tribe. However, to plant these seeds is about so much more than growing food, which she wrote about on her blog, and which we are sharing here with you.

Fighting Food Apartheid in Kentucky

As we begin to come together this summer to cook, eat and celebrate, Slow Food Bluegrass in Louisville, Kentucky is hosting their second annual Ark of Taste Dinner. The dinner, prepared by local chefs, and featuring ingredients both locally sourced and from the Ark of Taste catalogue, is a fundraiser event for Black Market KY, a local market with an incredible mission. 

Turning Food Waste Into Garden Gold in Southeast Missouri

Slow Food Southeast Missouri hit the ground running when they joined the Slow Food family this past spring. Our newest chapter started, in their words, “in an effort to encourage and connect small farmers to consumers in our region.” By creating a chapter, they are building a community dedicated to the Slow Food mission of good, clean and fair food, but they are also building some physical spaces as well…