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Slow Seed Summit 2021: Week One

Slow Seed Summit 2021: Week One

Written by Malia Guyer-Stevens, Slow Food USA Editorial Intern photos from the Slow Food International Archives + Summit Speakers “We form these beautiful time-honored relationships, to seeds and food that inform us as people.” – Rowen White Every culture has had a...

Sister Farms: How Slow Food East Bay Showed Up for Local Farmers

Sister Farms: How Slow Food East Bay Showed Up for Local Farmers

with Willow Blish of Slow Food East Bay photos by Keng Vang  “Our work aims to reflect the diversity and breadth of the East Bay, a truly vibrant multi-colored community. By highlighting farmers of color and bringing to the forefront the challenges they faced, we hope...

Press Release: 2020 Snailblazers Announced Today

Press Release: 2020 Snailblazers Announced Today

Slow Food Awards Nine Food Activists with Prestigious National Snailblazer Award BROOKLYN, November 30, 2020 — Slow Food USA announced the fourth cohort of Snailblazers, individuals in the good food movement who have gone above and beyond for good, clean and fair food...

Round Two Grantees for the National Resilience Fund

Round Two Grantees for the National Resilience Fund

Slow Food USA Awards $24,000 in Grants to Good, Clean and Fair Food Projects, With Special Focus on Black-Led Initiatives Brooklyn, NY — Sept 29, 2020 — Slow Food USA announced the second round of recipients for the National Resilience Fund today. This group of 15...

The Blue Watermelon Project

The Blue Watermelon Project

Slow Food is processing 1,500 pounds of carrots for school lunches during a pandemic, and teaching students about healthy food and eating. Interview by Anna Mulé Words by Vivian Whitney Edited by Giselle Kennedy Lord Photos from Blue Watermelon Project "When the world...

American Vinegar Works

American Vinegar Works

Slow Food is a sense of place, fermented and bottled.Interview and words by Vivian WhitneyEdited by Giselle Kennedy Lord "That sense of place you get from a California wine or a New England beer or cider translates into a uniquely American craft vinegar... It’s all...

The Piscataqua Seed Project with Slow Food Seacoast

The Piscataqua Seed Project with Slow Food Seacoast

Slow Food is saving heirloom seeds for future generations.Words by Vivian Whitney and Alison Magill Interview by Anna Mulé“Within our food system, people don’t think of seeds... They are the ultimate part of the food system. They are the beginning and the end of the...

Ark of Taste Dinners in Charleston

Ark of Taste Dinners in Charleston

Slow Food is biodiversity, history and culture on the Table in Charleston.Interview and words by Vivian WhitneyEdited by Giselle Kennedy LordPhotos by Lindsay Shorter “It’s a really great opportunity to introduce people to new foods. So much care is taken in...

The California Apple Core

The California Apple Core

Slow Food is preserving the Gravenstein apple and the Free Community Apple Press.Written by Paula Shatkin Together, we are helping our community preserve biodiversity, feed our neighbors who are in need, and save and value our historic apple culture. Gravenstein...

The HOʻŌLA Beekeepers

The HOʻŌLA Beekeepers

Slow Food is family beekeeping for community wellness in Kohala, Hawaii. Interview and words by Rachel Lankford ...she had no idea that honeybees (nalo meli) would become such an important part of her own family’s kuleana* and livelihood.   Kailin Kim and Kai Hudgins...

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