As we close out 2022 and look ahead to the new year, here are the five most viewed stories from Slow Food USA’s team of writers and content creators. Thank you for connecting with our food community and learning how to bring good, clean and fair food for all into reality! Do you have ideas for stories in 2023, or do you want to be a Slow Food writer, photographer or videographer? Email us at email@example.com.
1. Bean Dreams
Director of Programs Mara Welton wrote about the 2022 Plant a Seed focus: beans. The six heirloom beans that were part of this year’s kit helped us explore nutrition, climate change, and so much more.
2. Remembering Slow Food Leader Katherine Deumling
Slow Food leaders from around the world paid their respects to Katherine Deumling, who had many roles at the local and national level for the US movement.
3. AFRICAN AMERICANS’ DEEP ROOTS TO THE CULTURAL FOODWAYS OF AMERICA
Writer April Jones shared her insights on their way that Black food traditions moved through the US, and how core recipes and ingredients (like collard greens) are foundational parts of African American foodways.
4. DIGNITY AND HUMANITY: The Slow Food Scholar
Michelle DiMuzio conversed with James Beard award winner and food historian Adrian Miller about the role of food storytellers — and the role Slow Food USA plays in advancing food justice.
5. Eight rare foods added to Ark of Taste collection
Mariana Stylianou wrote about some new foods added to the Ark of Taste, a project that aims to celebrate and regenerate rare and culturally significant plants and animals.