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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.

Let's Go Slow Together

Become a member today as part of the Slow Food NYC Membership Drive 2013. As a member, you'll have the satisfaction of knowing that you are an active supporter of an internationally renowned/national movement to change for the better the way the world feeds itself – sustainably, fairly, and deliciously.

Carlo Petrini Awarded Highest UN Environmental Award

Carlo Petrini has been named one of this year's winners of the UN's Champions of the Earth award — their flagship environment award that recognizes outstanding visionaries and leaders in the fields of policy, science and civil society action.

States move ahead with food stamp cuts

Some states are embracing deep cuts to the food stamp program, ending the food subsidy for tens of thousands of low-income Americans, regardless of what Congress does.

Executive Chef Thomas Kearney reveals Local Sourcing Secrets

Slow Food NYC intern, Elisabeth Nelson Scully, recently spoke with Snail of Approval executive chef, Thomas Kearney of the Farm on Adderley about what it takes to source locally. Chef Kearney revealed some challenges and secrets to remaining wholesome to a restaurant's procurement.

Seven Tips from a Canning Expert

On September 12th, a group of would be canners gathered at the Institute of Culinary Education in New York to hear celebrated preserving expert Sherri Brooks Vinton talk about what she knows best.

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