Last week, I met one of my food heroes and teachers — Joel Salatin — the lunatic farmer of Polyface Farms in Virginia. Never heard of him? Let’s fix that.
We admire Chipotle restaurants for its sustainable approach to food. Now we know how the revolutionary “slow fast food” company’s approach to its people sustains its success.
Most of the meat you eat comes from factory farming. Peruse this infographic to learn why you should care and what you can do given your new knowledge.
Last night I had the pleasure of sharing a super-local winter feast thanks to Central Kitchen chef Thomas McNaughton and Slow Food San Francisco. Forty slow food fans gathered for [ … ]
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)?
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.
COCHON 555 is a national event series that takes place in 14 major cities across the country created by Taste Network’s Brady Lowe in 2009 in response to the lack of consumer education [ … ]
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.
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!
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.
Local chefs whipped up these peach cocktails on the fly using ingredients from the farmers market across the street!
Yesterday, Slow Food Atlanta held the Peach Jam at the East Atlanta Village Farmers Market, and I was lucky enough to hit up the even to celebrate Georgia’s quintessential summer fruit!
A study presented in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior explores how parenting styles and work schedules affect children’s diets.