Serve Your Country…Food!

Slow Food Seacoast member Deb K. sent word of a new website created by Severine von Tscharmer Fleming, filmmaker of The Greenhorns, a documentary about young farmers. The site, Serve Your Country Food, is an interactive map and catalogue of farmers under 40 across the U.S. The creator says: “This map is a way for us to feel our own

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Michael Pollan Strikes Again…and Hits the Farm Bill

For those of you who are familiar with Michael Pollan’s work, you will agree that he has truly insightful perspective on how humans have come to affect the food system we are a part of, for better or for worse. In the United States, one of the most powerful influences is the National Farm Bill, which is up for renewal

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Fast Meets Slow

This Thursday, the Music Hall‘s Wild Card film series presents the movie Fast Food Nation, a docudrama adaptation of Eric Schlosser‘s hard-hitting nonfiction book on the ubiquitous American fast food industry. In settings ranging from ranches to restaurants to meatpacking plants, the movie gives an expansive overview of how all those burgers and fries ended up on all those plastic

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Slow Food Book Picks

For our last meeting, attendees were asked to bring a favorite food-related book. The choices were interesting and widely varied, including memoirs, investigative journalism, fiction, and cookbooks. Favorite food books created a window into the tastes, imaginations, and personalities of our group, so we know you’ll be interested in what these choices were. Here they are! Kate: Chez Panisse Vegetables,

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