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(Slow) Food for Thought: 'Tis the Season to Slow Down and Savor

Slow Food NYC is thrilled to present the third installment in a mini-series written by guest blogger Kelly McGlinchey about her time on the ground at Terra Madre Giovani in Milan.

Slow Food NYC Urban Harvest Needs Your Support!

Tuesday, December 1st is Giving Tuesday, when charities, families, businesses, organizations, and students come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity. Take this opportunity to support something you believe in, Good, Clean, and Fair Food education for our kids!

Mark Bittman Joins Purple Carrot

Part-Time Vegan Mark Bittman Joins Meal-Kit Startup Purple Carrot To 'Help Save Lives'

(Slow) Food for Thought: Inaugural Terra Madre Giovani Kicks Off in Milan

Slow Food NYC is thrilled to present the first of a mini-series written by guest blogger Kelly McGlinchey about her time on the ground at Terra Madre Giovani in Milan.

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.


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