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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.

Food Stamps and the Farm Bill: Why Should New York City Care?

In the past, Farm Bills have provided safety nets for both farmers and eaters. Democrats and Republicans, urban and rural, recognized that food production and consumption are the two sides of America's food dime. The bills have balanced the interests of largely rural producers with those of largely urban eaters...until now.

Recipes from the Seafood Throwdown

Team Slow Food NYC was victorious at this weekend's Seafood Throwdown. These are the winning recipes, created and executed by Slow Food NYC board members.

Slow Food NYC vs. The Brooklyn Food Coalition

On Saturday, July 13th, Slow Food NYC faced off against the Brooklyn Food Coalition in a friendly Iron Chef-inspired Seafood Throwdown at the Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket.

Greek Wines Gaining a Place at the Table

With 4000 years of tradition and a track record of sustainable farming practices, Greek wines deserve more attention in the Western world... and they are finally starting to get it.

Mayoral Forum on Food Policy
 to be Livestreamed

Due to overwhelming demand to attend the July 17th Mayoral Forum on Food, the event will be livestreamed. This event offers the opportunity to come together, engage mayoral candidates, and learn their positions on food issues.

Other Community Events Round-up - July 2013

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.

The Salmon Runaround

Many states have no laws requiring the labeling of genetically modified foods, even as the FDA is considering the approval of genetically engineered fish. But it seems some supermarket chains have got our backs.

What is the Food and Farm Bill and why does Slow Food care?

Why do we care about the outcome of the current debate? Put starkly, the Food and Farm Bills of the past several decades subsidize farming and ranching that is not good, clean, or fair.

Red Hook Still In Recovery

In March, a number of articles celebrated the reopening of the Red Hook Fairway for the first time since Sandy demolished the Brooklyn neighborhood. Anyone would assume Red Hook is back to normal. In truth, it's not.


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