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Edward Mukiibi Brings Good News From Africa

Heritage Radio Network | Posted 11.19.2015 | Taste
Heritage Radio Network

By Olivia Harrison On Thursday, November 5th, Edward Mukiibi, Vice-President of Slow Food International, Richard McCarthy, Executive Director of Slow...

Turns Out You Can Make Pretty Much Any Recipe In The Slow Cooker.

Food52 | Posted 11.05.2015 | Taste

Picture this: You throw everything into a pot. Then it's off to go run errands or even go to work for the day. Hours later, you unlock the door, and return to a perfectly cooked dish. This can happen for most traditional recipes -- because they can be adapted for a slow cooker.

A Democratic Primary "Food Party" Policy Questionnaire

Donald Carr | Posted 10.15.2015 | Politics
Donald Carr

Here's a no-way-definitive list of what I'd like to ask Democratic candidates on the stage in the coming debates about their food and farm policy plans.

16 Slow-Cooking Recipes for a Slow Weekend

Food52 | Posted 10.12.2015 | Taste

There are the nights when dinner can't come fast enough—when we need a hot meal on the table in less time than it takes to watch an episode of T...

Evangelicals Going to the Dogs -- and Cats -- With Major Statement on Animal Welfare

David Briggs | Posted 09.30.2015 | Religion
David Briggs

This is good news for Fido and Kitty and the remaining lions in Hwange Game Reserve in Zimbabwe. And maybe for the rest of us, say spiritual advocates of animal welfare.

Beer Tour Alert: 5 Tips For The Best Craft Beer And Brewery Tour To Germany [Photos ]

Tom Conrad | Posted 09.23.2015 | Travel
Tom Conrad

Fall beer season is just around the corner. And as craft beer rides a seismic wave of popularity that shows no sign of letting up, beer travelers are more sophisticated and beer tours are getting more interesting.

The New Global Leader, Part X: Dana Bentia, and the Sensuous Pageantry of Slow Food

O'Brien Browne | Posted 08.21.2015 | Healthy Living
O'Brien Browne

Dana's passion is food and our senses with a mission of showing how the richness of our multi-sensory environments and the multitude of our everyday i...

What It Was Like To Live Offline

Jennifer Rauch | Posted 08.19.2015 | Technology
Jennifer Rauch

As an experiment, I decided to get away from digital media for a while and see what that was like. Sort of like the National Day of Unplugging in March, which encourages people to unplug for 24 hours. But I did it for 184 consecutive days, with fewer people to keep me company.

The Slow Old Days

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.17.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Renee James, humorist and blogger When Maria told me the theme for this week was "slow fashion," my first thought was, "What in th...

McDonald's vs. Slow Food: A Food Controversy at the Milan Expo

Fabio Parasecoli | Posted 05.28.2015 | Taste
Fabio Parasecoli

McDonald's touting of the affordability of its offer resonates powerfully in Italy, where many are reeling under the hardships imposed by a long and apparently unbeatable economic crisis and may not be particularly amenable to reflecting on complex food system issues.

Love the Hands that Feed You. 6 Tips for a More Sustainable Valentine's Day.

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 04.15.2015 | Green
Danielle Nierenberg

This Valentine's Day, before planning your romantic dinner or buying roses and chocolate, think about how your choices will affect the hands that feed you.

Three Food Resolutions We Can All Make

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 02.21.2015 | Green
Danielle Nierenberg

The global community needs to make three important New Years resolutions as part of the Milan Charter in 2015 in order to create a food system that makes hunger, obesity, food waste, and injustice part of the past.

5 Slow-Cooker Tips Every Home Cook Should Know

The Daily Meal | Posted 02.02.2015 | Taste
The Daily Meal

The days when the Crock-Pot would only come out a few times a year for chili or stew are long gone.

Slow Living Is Healthy Living

Michael Finkelstein, MD | Posted 01.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael Finkelstein, MD

Across time and throughout the world, human beings have swung a pendulum from one end of the spectrum to another in an attempt to find balance. It's p...

Meatless Monday: Hey, Thanks (I'm Talking to YOU)

Ellen Kanner | Posted 01.24.2015 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Still, conjuring what you're grateful for is always worth doing, not just for the sake of going out into the day with a stupid-ass grin on your face, but because giving thanks is good for us.

Red or White? Tell People What You Are Serving Them, and Why

Tim O'Shea | Posted 01.10.2015 | Business
Tim O'Shea

Like the wine lists required even in today's most casual settings, it is time to list on menus the sources and the practices of the fisheries we are eating from.

The Common Principles of Slow Food and Slow Medicine

Michael Finkelstein, MD | Posted 12.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael Finkelstein, MD

In our mad dash towards instant gratification and easy comfort, we continue to consume empty calories that yield chronic diseases that we address pharmaceutical interventions.

Life in the Slow Food Lane

Neil Zevnik | Posted 10.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Neil Zevnik

Officially begun in Italy in the 1980s as a response to "fast food" and its incursions into regional cuisine and identity, this way of looking at the world through food is much more than just a rejection of industrial food constructs -- it is a philosophy and a lifestyle.

Craft Beer Chronicles: Silent Partner -- Why You Should Taste This Alt-Beer and Listen to This Indie Album

Tom Conrad | Posted 07.02.2014 | Home
Tom Conrad

A New Record Debuts as a Bottle of Beer It's an alt-beer. It's an indie rock album. It's a daring pairing. When they decided to deliver a new album...

Craft Beer Chronicles: Silent Partner -- Why You Should Taste This Alt-Beer and Listen to This Indie Album

Tom Conrad | Posted 09.07.2014 | Home
Tom Conrad

When they decided to deliver a new album on a bottle of beer, Telegraph Brewing Company and the indie group, Buellton, gave new meaning to one-stop shopping. The world of beer and music is the better for it.

Beer Tour Alert: 9 Craft Beer Hotspots in Munich to Visit on Your Beer Trip to Germany

Tom Conrad | Posted 08.18.2014 | Travel
Tom Conrad

For beer-lovers across the world, true north is Germany, the global home of beer and brewing greatness. And within Germany, Munich is widely regarded as Beer Central.

Beer Tour Alert: The 5 Best Brewing Hotspots in Bavaria for Your Craft Beer Trip (No, They're Not in Munich)

Tom Conrad | Posted 08.17.2014 | Travel
Tom Conrad

Germany has an immense variety of exceptional beers. Even many of the country's everyday brews are amazingly good. But not every beer can be excellent, even in the land where beer is legend.

101 Hopeful Food Facts

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 08.15.2014 | Green
Danielle Nierenberg

The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) proclaimed 2014 the International Year of Family Farming. There are 500 million smallholder farms worldwide and more than two billion people in the world depend on them for their livelihoods.

Family Style

Sarah Archer | Posted 06.02.2014 | Taste
Sarah Archer

This is what curators like to call "social practice" art -- that is, people doing everyday things in collaboration with an art gallery or museum.

Who Are These Ladies And How Are They Rocking the World Of German Craft Beer?

Tom Conrad | Posted 05.28.2014 | Taste
Tom Conrad

Their craft beers are as un-girly as you can imagine.