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Disrupting fast and furious food systems by demanding a better Farm Bill

September 27, 2023 // Food Justice
by Lindsay Troyer, Food and Farm Policy Community Action Team member and Policy Coordinator, Slow Food USA Slow Food USA nurtures food...

Permission to travel beyond your own story

September 21, 2023 // Books
by Katie Johnson, Slow Books team member Slow Food USA nurtures food justice through being a weaver of communities, a disruptor of...

Building a platform to celebrate superb food producers

September 13, 2023 // Slow Food Chapters
By Carol Diaz and Kathy Matonak, Slow Food Sonoma County Slow Food USA nurtures food justice through being a weaver of communities, a...

Announcing Our New Theory of Change

September 7, 2023 // Food Justice

We have just emerged from a 20-month process of creating a Theory of Change and are super proud to present this compelling document to the Slow Food USA network!

Weaving communities together with heirloom beanstalks in California’s East Bay

September 6, 2023 // Biodiversity

In November 2022, Slow Food East Bay shut down a street in West Berkeley and held a sprawling Bean Feed complete with six chefs, three wineries, two aligned nonprofits, one farm and a copious number of bean-centric fun and games.

The Climate Resistant Green: Sea Kale

August 24, 2023 // Ark of Taste
By Mara Welton, Slow Food USA Programs Director John Forti, Maine-based ethnobotanist and former Slow Food chapter leader has explored the...

The Farm Bill: Heat Stress Protections

June 30, 2023 // Current Events
By Nisreen Abo-Sido The Farm Bill is one of the USA’s most comprehensive legislations on food and agriculture yet it leaves out farm...

What’s the buzz with our pollinating friends?

May 19, 2023 // Food and Farming
By Allison Gratton Honey bees are critical to our life on this planet. We rely on them to pollinate about one-third of our food crops and...

Hsiao-Ching Chou embraces the intersection of food, storytelling and identity

May 16, 2023 // Books
Seattle-based Hsiao-Ching Chou has explored the intersection of food, storytelling and identity in a number of interconnected contexts: as...

Seed Mania: Celebrating All Things Seeds

May 4, 2023 // Chapter Highlight
By Zachary Czuprynski, Prescott College Sustainability Coordinator On Sunday, March 5, the Crossroads Center and Cafe at Prescott College...

Nature & Nurture Seeds: The Great Lakes Seed Producer

April 19, 2023 // Biodiversity
By Makiah Josephson, Slow Food USA Communications Coordinator This Great Lakes farm achieves seed innovations for northern climates!...

Our greens, our stories: Exploring the 2023 Plant a Seed campaign

April 10, 2023 // Cooking
Hear from some of the seed producers, chefs and growers inspired by and embracing this year’s verdant Plant a Seed kit and campaign,...