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Taste Talks Brooklyn 2015 – Event Wrap-up

Taste Talks connects food enthusiasts to thought leaders and luminaries from around the world in engaging panel discussions, lively food demonstrations and one-of-a-kind experiences celebrating 'what's next' in the food industry.

Don't Be Cruel... Tell Your Rep.

If I eat meat, does that mean that I don’t care about animals? Absolutely not! Including meat in your diet does not have to mean leaving your values at the restaurant or grocery store door. We hope you will join Slow Food NYC in demanding that our New York State legislators support banning the use of gestation and confinement crates.

Support Sustainability in the 2015 US Dietary Guidelines

The 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC), consisting of nutrition and health experts convened by HHS and USDA, has reviewed current scientific and medical knowledge and prepared an historic report, the Scientific Report of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee.

Slow Food NYC on the Mayor's Program for Affordable Housing

At Slow Food NYC, we are strongly in favor of plans that lead to affordable housing, but not at the expensive of existing community garden sites, especially when there are plenty of other alternative sites available.

What is Source Verification?

The CEO of The Natural Gourmet Institute, and chair of Slow Food NYC, explains Source Verification.

The FSMA Could Squash Local, Sustainable Food, Unless YOU Help!

Unless we act now, proposed new rules will have a devastating effect on the small and medium-scale family farmers and businesses responsible for putting local, sustainably produced foods on our plates.

A Toast to "The Professor" - A Celebration of the American Cocktail

One does not need an occasion to enjoy a special cocktail, but at our Slow Food NYC December Slur, we have one: we will be toasting Professor Jerry Thomas, considered by many grateful drinkers to be the father of American mixology, and The Pegu will be serving one of its signature seasonal libations, the Tom & Jerry, in his honor.

SFNYC Producer Summit Recap

The Second Annual Slow Food NYC Producer Summit included discussions on many topics integral to creating a Good, Clean, and Fair food system.

The New York City Council will Support GMO Labeling in New York State, with YOUR Help!

Americans have a right to know what is in their food. Now, more than ever, it is critical for New Yorkers to stand up and support a GMO labeling resolution.

First Annual Sustainable Seafood Shindig

The first annual Sustainable Seafood Shindig was a fantastic start to this year's Sustainable Seafood Week NYC.


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