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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The meaning of the word "organic" has become a semantic debate that has changed and divided a movement. Francesco Mastalia has been examining the issue through a series of interviews and photographs in a project entitled "ORGANIC: Farmers and Chefs of the Hudson Valley".