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Slow Food Movement

Meet Germany's Beer-Brewing Nun, Sister Doris

Tom Conrad | Posted 07.16.2014 | Taste
Tom Conrad

It's hard not to be smitten with Sister Doris. But, hey, she's a nun, so don't fall too hard. Lavish your affection on her beer instead.

Can German Beer Get Any Better? Craft Brewing Spreads to the World's Mecca of Beer

Tom Conrad | Posted 07.14.2014 | Home
Tom Conrad

It was only a matter of time. The viral spread of craft beer has made it to Germany, the country whose beer is so good nobody thought it could get any better.

Earth Day: Promoting Urban Revitalization and Green Cities

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 06.21.2014 | Green
Danielle Nierenberg

April 22nd is Earth Day -- an annual celebration of the planet's biodiversity and an important opportunity to highlight solutions to some of the world...

The Slow Travel Movement

Richard Bangs | Posted 11.06.2013 | Travel
Richard Bangs

Slow travel is the deliberate deceleration of a journey so that the small looms large, the particle becomes profound, and the blood races with the adventure and discovery of the Amazon in every dewdrop, the Everest in every trail stone, the Redwoods in every swath of grass, and the galaxy within every snowflake.

Watch: Wendell Berry on His Hopes for Humanity

Bill Moyers | Posted 12.07.2013 | Politics
Bill Moyers

In a rare television interview, environmental legend and writer Wendell Berry leaves his Kentucky farm for an inspiring conversation on Moyers & Company.

Making Food and Agriculture Attractive to Youth

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 06.15.2013 | Taste
Danielle Nierenberg

Recently, I had the opportunity to speak to an amazing group of 12 to 14 year old adolescents--these kids are Montessori school students who came together to talk about ways to make the food system more just and environmentally sustainable.

Fighting for Family Farmers

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 06.01.2013 | Green
Danielle Nierenberg

Family farmers have been and will always continue to be critical to national and global food security. Food Tank will be featuring posts focused on the issues and innovations critical to family farmers around the world, as well as actions everyone can take to support them.

Miami Chefs Dazzle at Slow Food Event

Scott Mowbray | Posted 05.19.2013 | Green
Scott Mowbray

South Beach has been long known for a year-long spring break vibe, and less known, until recently, for great cooking. But Miami's food boom has been gaining attention for a few years, and now the buzz has been turned up.

Reclaiming the Kitchen: Women's History Month Meets the Food Justice Movement

Judith Newton | Posted 05.04.2013 | Women
Judith Newton

When I began to cook in the 1960s while getting my Ph.D., I was conscious of doing so in a way that would define me as different from my mother and my mother's life. She cooked Midwestern. I deliberately chose French. She baked apple pies. I composed Tarte Normande aux Pommes.

It's All About the Yum: Cook It Up at an Organic Spa Retreat

Zoe Helene | Posted 10.18.2012 | Home
Zoe Helene

For 25 years, Leslie Cerier, aka The Organic Gourmet, has been teaching the art of healthy cooking at some of the finest eco-lifestyle centers and spas in the world. I sat down with Leslie recently to find out her latest advice on eating for sustenance and sustainability.

Slow Food in the Favela

Carl Pope | Posted 08.29.2012 | Green
Carl Pope

Slow food in the favelas may seem like a contradiction in terms -- but such disruptive innovations, not the bland, frothy platitudes of the official Rio + 20 declaration, are in fact "the Future We Want."

Organic Food, Delivered Fresh to Your Door

Milkshake | Posted 07.15.2012 | Good News
Milkshake

Anyone who prides themselves on purchasing whole, organic food and products knows very well how costly it can be, and that's not just on the bill alone.

The Prince's Speech

Laurie David | Posted 04.15.2012 | Home
Laurie David

Last spring, right on the heels of one of the biggest events in his life, his son's wedding -- and with the eyes of the world upon his family -- Prince Charles came to the United States to deliver a speech at Georgetown University about the future of food.

In Organic We Trust

Kip Pastor | Posted 04.10.2012 | Green
Kip Pastor

The organic food movement is a great cause and it has become big business. Now the question is whether we will allow this well-intentioned movement, started by farmers who strived to be stewards of the land, to completely degenerate into a meaningless food trend.

Slow Food Is New York's Fast Food too!

Monika Mitchell | Posted 04.07.2012 | New York
Monika Mitchell

We definitely love our "slow food" in New York -- we just love to get it fast and eat it on the run!

Why We Love The Mother Of The Organic Food Movement

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erdos | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Chefs We Love is a Valentine's Day tribute to those who have done great work in the culinary world -- to those who inspire us to not only eat well, bu...

Slow Cooking: Maidu Indian Style

Carole Carson | Posted 03.26.2012 | Home
Carole Carson

As I gathered and shelled acorns under our tree, it was easy to imagine Maidu women in the same place, doing the same thing many years ago. It gave me a great feeling of kinship with the Native Americans.

Exporting Slow Food by Importing a Restaurant

Michael_Schwartz | Posted 03.05.2012 | Miami
Michael_Schwartz

You're probably tired of hearing people preach about how a product is sourced at its freshest when grown nearby. But for me, although counterintuitive, an import hundreds of miles away can be good for local food, too.

Just for Men: Slow Tea and Slow Shaving in 10 Steps

Jesse Jacobs | Posted 12.27.2011 | San Francisco
Jesse Jacobs

There's something delightful and dangerous about sliding a thin blade of cold steel across your face.

Take Back the Value Meal: Slow Food for the Price of Fast Food

Jerusha Klemperer | Posted 10.25.2011 | Home
Jerusha Klemperer

We're all stressed about money and we're all stressed about time. And yet every day there are people all over the country who find a way to cook healthy food on a budget.

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.