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Slow Food Movement

Roll Out the Red Carpet for The Greenhorns!

Kerry Trueman | Posted 07.10.2011 | Home
Kerry Trueman

The Greenhorns aims to do for farming what All The President's Men did for journalism: make it look so cool that it becomes a hot vocation.

Slow Food, Caribbean Style

Joseph Satto | Posted 06.21.2011 | Home
Joseph Satto

Discovering Hermitage Bay in Antigua shattered a few preconceived notions I held about the slow food movement. I assumed it primarily preached in our little urban bubbles. I'm happy to say, I was dead wrong.

How Your Church Can Support Local Food Movements

Carol Howard Merritt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Carol Howard Merritt

Food is at the heart of our practice together. So it's important to remember that what we put on our tables can be an act of faith.

Sustainable Travel Is Taking Root

Leah Mayor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Leah Mayor

Like Slow Food, Slow Travel offers an alternative to global tourism, one that promotes the pleasure of travel, while making commitments to protect local communities and the environment.

Amid Holiday Glitter, Food Shines As A Genuine Article Of Faith

Pythia Peay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Pythia Peay

That food can root us in the past while offering hope for the future seems proof of its power to transform. Most of us have experienced the bliss of biting into a dish so divine it thrills alive the soul as well as the body.

A Visit to My Kitchen: Birke Baehr

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

Eleven-year-old Birke Baehr is in my kitchen today, talking about how he has been inspired to ditch his dreams of the NFL for aspirations of becoming an organic farmer.

Earth to Stewart and Colbert: 'Tea Party out, Eat Party in!'

Woody Tasch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Woody Tasch

Jon and Stephen, we have an important announcement to share with you. We, not we the people, not we those people, no, we a bunch of un-we-the-peopl...

Seven Farms In New York City

Metromix New York | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Summer's freshest bounty is just a subway ride away. Here's the express track on where to get them...

What's Worth it: c/o The Maidstone

Suzanne Aaronson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Suzanne Aaronson

c/o The Maidstone Why it's worth it: Great location just outside East Hampton town and a 10-15 minute walk or bike/ 2 minute drive to the beach. St...

Slaughter and the City

Ari Solomon | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ari Solomon

I've noticed a new trend among urbanites. It goes something like this: city types read Michael Pollan, see Food Inc., or simply get intrigued by words...

5 Local Farmstands Worth The Trip | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The unbearable summer heat has probably got you yearning for a weekend getaway. But sometimes we know that you can't commit to a two day escape. So wh...

Have Food, Will Travel: Top 5 New Culinary Destinations

Divya Gugnani | Posted 09.20.2011 | Home
Divya Gugnani

Call us foodies, bon vivants, gourmands or (occasionally) gluttons; but as long as there are new countries to be explored and novel foods to be eaten, we will be there.

WATCH: The Slow Food Movement -- A Greener Way To Eat

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The slow food movement sweeping the nation is a throwback to simpler times, when food production was a community affair. Slow foodies advocate home c...

Slow Food: A Tale of Two Tomatoes

Annie B. Bond | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Annie B. Bond

When you sit down to eat a salad with a tomato that you bought at a supermarket, chances are that the tomato was grown from an F1 hybrid seed, a seed that is not found in nature.

Fast Food Culture: Is It Speeding Up Our Minds?

Wray Herbert | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Wray Herbert

New science is now suggesting that fast food may be doubly unhealthy--not only nutritionally damaging but psychologically detrimental as well.

Heritage Turkeys: Eat A Delicious And Ethically Raised Turkey This Thanksgiving (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Eve Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

According to the National Turkey Federation, 48 million turkeys were eaten at Thanksgiving in 2008. The typical, mass produced turkey consumed by 9...

From Slow Food to Slow Living: The New Green Lifestyle Trend

Mairi Beautyman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mairi Beautyman

I was recently discussing what makes our personal lifestyles green, and came up with the term "Slow Living". Slow living is about living purposefully, consciously, thoughtfully.

Ethical Chocolate Worth Craving

Josie Garthwaite | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josie Garthwaite

But chocolate made with an eye to its social and environmental impact needn't taste virtuous, as Sierra Club staffers recently found out.

Slow Food Nation: Slow Foodies Mingle, Learn And Eat | Kurt Michael Friese | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

It's going to take me more than just a few days to fully understand the effects and implications of the first Slow Food Nation, held in San Francisco ...