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Slow Food Nation “Food for Thought” videos now online

For those who did not attend Slow Food Nation, for those who attended but did not score a ticket to the sold-out Food for Thought lecture series, and for those who attended but would like […] Read More >>>

“The Conscientious Cook”: Mindfulness About Waste

Slow Food Los Angeles member Emily Ho alerted us to her “Conscientious Cook” post on The Kitchn, one of a family of sites that focus on “inspiring cooks and nourishing homes.” Moved by Carlo Petrini’s […] Read More >>>

Come to the Table Now Available

As a companion to the events over the Labor Day weekend, Slow Food Nation has published Come to the Table: The Slow Food Way of Living. Edited by Katrina Heron and enhanced with photography by […] Read More >>>

Reflections on Slow Food Nation

Today’s comments are thanks to Emily Ventura of Los Angeles, who shared with us her Slow Food Nation experiences: Slow Food Nation was inspiring and I am still on cloud 9, floating with hope, one […] Read More >>>

Reflections on Slow Food Nation

We had encouraged Slow Food Los Angeles members and friends to send us their comments on Slow Food Nation and many of you did–thank you! For those readers who did not attend, we’re sharing those […] Read More >>>

Declaration for Healthy Food and Agriculture

Initiated by Roots of Change and endorsed by over 200 leaders in the good food movement, the Declaration for Healthy Food and Agriculture is an effort to provide the movement with “a clear and commonly […] Read More >>>

Schlosser, Patel, and Barber on Good, Clean, and Fair Food

Tom Philpott of Grist has posted his observations of and several videos from and related to Slow Food Nation: Eric Schlosser, author of Fast Food Nation, talks about the need to consider the rights of […] Read More >>>

Keeping up with Slow Food USA

Last week, San Francisco was host not only to the inaugural Slow Food Nation but also to Slow Food USA’s National Congress, a meeting of chapter leaders to discuss governance and organizational issues. To coincide […] Read More >>>

CHOW Presents Slow Food Nation Podcasts

In addition to being among the supporters and sponsors of Slow Food Nation, CHOW is presenting a series of “bite-sized bulletins,” interviews with the people behind the scenes who are tasting, selecting, organizing, and working […] Read More >>>

The Slow Food Nation Victory Garden Takes Root

In the first event of Slow Food Nation, San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom, Alice Waters, and Anya Fernald, executive director of Slow Food Nation, officially opened the Slow Food Nation Victory Garden at the San […] Read More >>>

“Slow Food Savors Its Big Moment”

Kim Severson writes in Wednesday’s New York Times about Slow Food Nation as a “coming of age” for Slow Food in the United States as the organization develops its own identity, related to but distinct […] Read More >>>

Event Announcement: Slow Food Nation Marin Road Trip

Are you considering attending Slow Food Nation this year?┬áIf you are, consider joining members of the Los Angeles convivium on a gastronomic Road Trip outside the city. Explore the pristine Tomales Bay, enjoy a tour […] Read More >>>