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Woman Leaves Law Firm To Teach Unserved Kids About Healthy Eating

The Huffington Post | Will Guzzardi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Six years ago, Melissa Graham was at a crossroads. She had made partner at McDermott Will and Emery, but to get to the next level of partner would req...

Who Will Fix Food? Obama? Walmart? You?

Leslie Hatfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Leslie Hatfield

Those of us who still have jobs pay taxes, so we should care about how our tax dollars influence our food systems. Because the State of the Food Union is not strong. But it could be.

America's Best School Lunches

The Daily Meal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Daily Meal

Ask a group of school kids about "mystery meat" and they may have no idea what you're talking about, not if they're on the feeding end of national and...

Forget Summer: Why Maine Is a Year-Round Culinary Hotbed

Marie Elena Martinez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Marie Elena Martinez

"I realized that the words 'write local' were just as powerful as the words 'eat local,' and that my home place, Maine, was bursting with stories just as rich, wild, and authentic as rural France."

You Say Tomato, I Say Slavery (video)

Kurt Michael Friese | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kurt Michael Friese

When you buy tomatoes at the local Publix, Ahold, Kroger, or Walmart, you become the last link in a chain that is attached to shackles in south Florida.

The Biggest Election Showdown is WHERE?

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeffrey Smith

Michael Pollan said "For the food movement," this may be "the most important election this year." Slow Food chef Kurt Michael Friese named it, The Mos...

A Farm Fresh Rebirth to Philly's Sausage Culture: The Renaissance Sausage Truck (VIDEO)

Liza de Guia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Liza de Guia

Reposted from food. curated. Meet Dan Semko the founder & head sausage maker of Renaissance Sausage, a locally sourced and organic artisan sausage tr...

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...

Making a Case for Why Grass-Fed Meat Is Better (VIDEO)

Liza de Guia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Liza de Guia

Meet farmer Ingimundur and Ulla Kjarval of Spring Lake Farm. To them, grass-fed meat has a beefy, distinctive taste to it -- a taste they are sure New York diners and chefs will want to seek out.

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...

Fast Food Art vs. Slow Food Art

John Seed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
John Seed

Our world seems to be one where we fear the image of death so much that we insist our chicken be presented to us in a bucket or pulverized into nuggets.

Our big problem

Alan Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Alan Miller

In this weekend's Wall Street Journal Theodore Dalrymple (the pen name for Anthony Daniels, a retired prison doctor and psychiatrist) was only the lat...

A Food Hater's Manifesto

Natalia Brzezinski | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Natalia Brzezinski

According to Pollan, the "Western diet"-- overprocessed and chemically-saturated food -- is not only making us fat, it is killing us.

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...

WATCH: Slow Food Explained in 7 Minutes

Kurt Michael Friese | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kurt Michael Friese

Earlier this month I had the opportunity to address the annual gathering of the Slow Money Alliance in my capacity as a member of the Board of Slow Fo...

Geneen Roth's Women Food and God

Dr. Susan Corso | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Corso

Sit down at a table. Look at your meal. Appreciate it. Appreciate those who grew it. Appreciate yourself for choosing it. Be conscious. Be conscious. Be conscious.

Rooftop Farm Report: Whoa, Food, Slow Down!

Dave Snyder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Dave Snyder

Why is McDonald's called fast food when it takes the food so much longer to get to the customer?

Slow Consumption and Heirloom Design: I Want to Be a Slow Shopper

Robyn Griggs Lawrence | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robyn Griggs Lawrence

Slow Consumption is nothing more than what our grandparents knew -- that investing in and taking care of solid, built-to-last goods is the most frugal and conservationist thing to do.

Will Big Ag Continue its Pointless Crusade Against Real Food on PBS?

Kurt Michael Friese | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kurt Michael Friese

As food issues come out of the foodie fringe and into the mainstream, moneyed special interests are beginning to fear for their bottom lines just a little bit.

Accidentally Killed: The Next Frontier In Humane Farming

Mike Condrick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Mike Condrick

No matter how you do it, slaughtering animals is murder. If it's intentional. So Lucky Farms decided to just set up some dangerous situations and... you know... look the other way.

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.

Media Literacy 101: Fast iPad and Slow Journalism (Lessons learned from Gaming)

Susan Moeller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Susan Moeller

I used to live in Boston, and as anyone from Bahsten will tell you, the iPad is "wicked fast." But what I'm increasingly thinking about is how great ...

Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution: Yes!

Marion Nestle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Marion Nestle

Remember, this is reality TV. With that said, let's give the guy plenty of credit for what he is trying to do: cook real food. What a concept!

Slow Food Chicago's Farm-to-Table Kickoff at Carnivale

Wesley Epplin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Wesley Epplin

Newly minted community gardens. Farmers' markets reopening throughout the city. Small backyard gardens. That distinct smell you can only get from tou...