Exploring the History of the Geechee Red Pea

Excerpted from EATING TO EXTINCTION: The World’s Rarest Foods and Why We Need to Save Them by Dan Saladino. Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Copyright © 2021 by Dan Saladino. All rights reserved. In Eating to Extinction, the distinguished BBC food...

Slow Books: Fall Picks

Slow Books: FALL Recommendations The Slow Books curators have hand-picked recommended readings to add to your spring reading list! Below you’ll find a list of books that pair well with the issues that we’re talking about and celebrating each month at Slow...

Slow Books: Why “Braiding Sweetgrass?” 

While we typically use the compass of “good, clean and fair food for all” to guide these insights, the themes of Robin Wall Kimmerer’s Braiding Sweetgrass’ mirror many of the values engrained in that directive, making it a natural pick for our second network-wide read. Read on to learn more about why Slow Books curators Cedar, Katie, Margaret and Tammy chose Braiding Sweetgrass.