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How to Save our Biodiversity

The Slow Food Foundation has created free, downloadable booklets with information about biodiversity and what individuals can do to protect it.

The Dangers of a Fragile Food System

Some of the "nonessential" employees, sent home during the recent government shutdown, include people that provide vital services that safeguard our public health, national food economy, and keep at-risk citizens out of hunger.

When the Pope Phoned Petrini

Slow Food founder, Carlo Petrini, recounts the experience of getting a call from Pope Francis and discussing the importance of the work of small-scale farmers around the world.

GMO Labeling in New York State - Action Alert

To date, the loudest voices have come from the biotech industry and big food company lobbyists. We need to drown out their voices and let our State Assembly and State Senate know that there is strong public support for GMO labeling.

NYC Food Forum Releases "A Primer for Our New Mayor"

The New York City Food Forum, a gathering of New York City food-active organizations, encourages our new Mayor to lead us towards a better food future for every New Yorker.

Why Monsanto Spent $1 Billion on Climate Data

Monsanto seeks to expand further into data services for farmers and just announced that it will acquire The Climate Corporation, which uses some of the most sophisticated data tools available to determine the risks posed by future weather conditions and events.

Raising Funds through Brussels Sprouts

Eat Brussels sprouts and raise money for Slow Food NYC. Dig Inn Seasonal Market is donating 10% of all pint sales of B-Sprouts to help fund the Organic & Sustainable Farm to Restaurant Producer Summit.

Food Day: Big Apple Crunch & Apple Cider FSNYC Event

An attempt to set the world record for the "Most Participants in an Apple-Crunching Event." New Yorkers can participate by finding a crunch near you or by hosting a crunch yourself! Join in to create the crunch heard 'round the world!

A short video about Slow Food NYC

Watch a short video about Slow Food NYC by film student Julie Manso.

Securing New York City’s Foodshed is Critical to Saving its Local Food Culture

Scenic Hudson, an environmental organization and land trust based in Poughkeepsie, has released a groundbreaking blueprint for securing the region's most important agricultural lands. It is the first plan of its kind to develop a comprehensive, data-driven methodology to conserve a metropolitan area's foodshed.

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