Slow Food NYC's blog

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.

Other Community Events Round-up - June 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.

Other Community Events Round-up - May 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.

First International Montessori Adolescent Summit

Along with Just Food, the United Nations Development Program, the Brooklyn Food Coalition, and the Farm to School Network, Slow Food NYC was interviewed by adolescents about the role their organizations play in implementing food programs across communities. Throughout the workshop students rotated directing questions pertaining to sustainable food system development.

(S)lowing down, Reflecting, & Celebrating

Slow Food NYC board member Maria Cerretani recaps our annual party, the (s)low down.

SFNYC Talks Snail of Approval on Heritage Radio

Nicole talks with Anthony Fassio, Board Chair of Slow Food NYC. Tune in and find out Slow Food's focus in the city, and how they're supporting gardens and restaurants citywide! Joe Dobias of Snail of Approval restaurants Joe Doe and Joe Dough joins in on the conversation

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.

Food + Enterprise + Pitch Competition

Slow Money NYC and Food Book Fair give new companies a forum to present their business plans before expert judges and a live audience at the stylin' Wythe Hotel, in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

Germinating Young Minds

As a Slow Food NYC Urban Harvest committee member, I am continually awestruck by the passion, commitment and energy that teachers like Sara Katz bring into their classrooms. They are often treading into new territory when they break ground for a school garden, bring mobile kitchens into their schools, or develop a unit on food justice for high school students.

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