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By Samad Ismayilov

EMBRACING THE ATLANTIC SOUTHEAST THROUGH FOOD AND FELLOWSHIP

AL, DC, FL, GA, KY, LA, MD, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA

We have over 80 Slow Food USA chapters all across the country taking action to create a food system that works for them and their community. Our Southeastern chapters are committed to advancing food justice and biodiversity in cities large and small. Get connected to your nearest chapter!

Councilors

Washington, DC + Maryland: Reana Kovalcik
Virginia: John Haddad
Kentucky: Jim Embry
Florida: Richard Stepp
South Carolina: Beth Kunkel
Email: southeastcouncilors@slowfoodusa.org

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Mutual-Aid Style Share a Seed Program Flourishes in DC

September 14, 2022 // Biodiversity

When the pandemic hit and seeds were scarce, Reana Kovalcik, Founder of Share a Seed and Slow Food Southeast Regional Councilor, worked with Slow Food USA to pilot a model for sharing seeds and growing resources at the community level. “Share a Seed is a mutual aid-style program,” Reana explained. “I wanted to find a way to democratize seed access, grow community, and redistribute resources at a time when scarcity was all around us. Mutual aid networks are a great way to do that kind of resource and skill-sharing without barriers to access.”

The Rebirth of the Lemon Cling Peach in South Carolina

June 22, 2022 // Ark of Taste
By Michelle DiMuzio, Communications Coordinator In 2017, Slow Food Charleston embarked on an Ark of Taste project to preserve the iconic...

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