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In the News… Wednesday, May 21, 2008

† “A Disgraceful Farm Bill”?: So thinks the New York Times, which notes that while the Farm Bill “has some virtues,” it also has flaws aplenty, and big ones: “The bill is an inglorious piece […] Read More >>>

In the News… Thursday, May 8, 2008

† The Grim State of Bee Health: On the heels of yesterday’s announcement of a Slow Food Los Angeles event featuring a presentation by Professor May Berenbaum, one of the nation’s experts on the declining […] Read More >>>

In the News… Friday, April 11, 2008

Digging out from a few busy weeks and catching up on news of interest to Slow Food members and friends… † Bill Moyers’ Journal and food policy: Tune in or set the recorder: Bill Moyers […] Read More >>>

In the News… Monday, February 25, 2008

† Cloned Food and Consumer Choice: Bernadette Tansey of the San Francisco Chronicle takes a look at how consumers–and therefore how the businesses who sell directly to consumers–might respond to products from clones. The debate […] Read More >>>

Greenopia and the Santa Monica Farmers’ Market Cookbook

Longtime Slow Food Los Angeles member Amelia Saltsman is the author of the Santa Monica Farmers’ Market Cookbook, a great resource whether or not the Santa Monica market is one of your weekly destinations. Amelia […] Read More >>>

In the News… Friday, February 8, 2008

† An Urban Farm as an Outdoor Social Space: Our Generation’s Symbol? That, in a nutshell, is the proposal by Don Wood and Amale Andraos of Work Architecture for a courtyard in Queens, New York: […] Read More >>>

In the News… Friday, February 1, 2008

† “Friday Five: Dan Barber’s Five Things to Give Up for Mother Earth”: Chez Pim, the blog of Pim Techamuanvivit, has garnered loads of praise over the years for its gastronomic meanderings and enthusiasm for […] Read More >>>

In the News… Monday, January 28, 2008

† “Closing the Barn Door After the Cows Have Gotten Out”: Verlyn Klinkenborg looks at the cloning debate from the perspective of both diversity and market power: . . . I will not be eating […] Read More >>>

In the News… Saturday, January 19, 2008

† A postscript to Thursday’s summary: As is often the case, The Ethicurean has an informative overview, this one about cloning. On his Chews Wise blog, Sam Fromartz not only points to the Ethicurean summary […] Read More >>>

In the News… Thursday, January 17, 2008

† Cloned Food in the Spotlight: News of the FDA’s announcement that food from cloned animals and their offspring is safe for consumption has spurred discussion and concern from several quarters. Andrew Martin’s article in […] Read More >>>

Eat Food. Not too much. Mostly plants: Michael Pollan In Defense of Food

Many members and friends of Slow Food count The Omnivore’s Dilemma by Michael Pollan as one of their favorite food-related books. A member of the Slow Food USA advisory board and a frequent commentator on […] Read More >>>

In the News… Sunday, November 4, 2007

† The Week of the Farm Bill: This week represents a crucial time in the Farm Bill debate. Whether you contacted your representative or senators earlier in the debate or postponed making a call or […] Read More >>>