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Slow Food: The Movie

The Slow Food movement is the subject of a new documentary from director Stefano Sardo. "Slow Food Story" chronicles the evolution of the organization through its charismatic leader, Carlo Petrini.

NYC’s Greenmarkets: Behind the Scenes

Since the first New York City greenmarket opened in June 1976, the Greenmarket program has grown to include over fifty locations in the five boroughs, serving 250,000 customers per week. But do people really understand the work that goes into making these markets tick?

Help Small Farmers Have a Say in FDA Proposals

The FDA's proposed Food Safety and Modernization Act, as currently written, would negatively impact almost all farms in America, and especially small New England farms. Use this info to write in and make your voice heard.

GrowNYC Job and Internship Positions

GrowNYC has some exciting job and internship opportunities for this fall.

Book Review: "Salt Sugar Fat" by Michael Moss

Pulitzer Prize winner Michael Moss has written an excellent and readable book on the processed food industry.

Other Community Events Round-up

Slow Food NYC stands with and supports lots of other organizations that share our goal of moving towards a Good, Clean, and Fair food system. Each month we will post a round-up of events from other organizations that may be of interest.

Photo Essay: June in the Garden in Angoulins, France

I took these photos on a cloudy day in late June, in the garden of my in-laws, on the Western coast of France. It was a great week of cooking as locally as it gets — right from the back yard!

Help Secure the Labeling of GMO Foods in NY

The NY Assembly Committee on Consumer Affairs and Protection has decided to hold a hearing for GMO Labeling Bill A3525-A! It is incredibly important that we fill the seats of this room with GMO labeling advocates from New York.

Urban Harvest: Teachers Backyard Barbecue on the Farm

In an initiative to create a community among teachers as well as foster potential programs for further development, Slow Food NYC and North Brooklyn Farms partnered to host a Teacher’s BBQ on a recent summer night at a farm in South Williamsburg.

Getting Buzzed Locally at the 2nd Annual Spirits of New York Event

On Wednesday, July 10th, Slow Foods NYC and Astor Center played host to the 2nd Annual Spirits of New York Event, where spirits enthusiasts partied like it was the end of Prohibition and sampled intoxicating libations featuring spirits produced by local, New York-based distilleries.

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