Browsing the "slow food" Tag

Who knows sustainable food best? Here’s a game where you can prove your mettle

September 3rd, 2012 | by Scott Cooney

Are you the kind of person that enjoys a bit of good, friendly competition? Do you rub it in when you destroy your friends at Scrabble? Don't worry - you're not alone. Competition is human nature. But have you ever wished you could put all that food knowledge you have to work (and then rub it in when you whoop your friends at it)


Real Food Inspiration: “You Will Be The Makers Of Your Own Future”

July 7th, 2012 | by Mary Gerush

If you're into growing, cooking, and eating, you probably know about the Slow Food movement. But you may not be familiar with its founder, Carlo Petrini, and his brilliant writing. I'm reading Terra Madre. And simply put, Signor Petrini inspires me. I thought a few of his quotes might connect with you as well


Healthy Diet Makeover, Phase One: Foundations

May 1st, 2012 | by Tanya Sitton

With limited time, money, and cooking experience, can a novice ecovore successfully trade the standard American diet for a real-food, slow-food, veg-centric groove? Absolutely! The first steps are setting up a food-friendly kitchen, building up pantry supplies, and exploring healthier 'fast food' options


Must-Have Media, to Feed Your Inner Ecovore

April 27th, 2012 | by Tanya Sitton

Like any revolution, dietary change depends on two things: knowledge and action. Use these books and documentaries to arm yourself with knowledge, if you're ready to leave the standard American diet behind. A healthier, more sustainable, and more ethical table awaits!


Ripe for Change: The Story of Caifornia’s Local Food Movement

November 28th, 2011 | by Patricia Larenas

Passionate, committed people that believed in a saner, healthier approach to growing and preparing food as a core value drove California's local food movement. The film Ripe for Change tells the story of California's role as a key player in the movement for local organic food production through the stories of its foodie rock stars, and highlights the issues that still persist today for small farms


Dad’s Eating Habits Matter More

May 13th, 2011 | by Jeannie Moulton

A study presented in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior explores how parenting styles and work schedules affect children's diets



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