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  • Department of Food? What’s in a name?

    You just can’t escape it – the importance of food is a subject on everyone’s lips. On Wednesday, in the New York Times, native-son (he’s from Yamhill!) Nicholas Kristoff railed against the status-quo at the USDA. In anticipation of Obama’s upcoming Secretary of Agriculture announcement, [...]

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  • Voicing our rights

    Over the last week, two particular op-eds have caught our attention. While they approach the subject of food security from different angles, their basic concerns each shed light on the other. John Rockefeller of Pacific Rivers wrote a guest editorial for the Oregonian last week, [...]

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  • Cheers!

    This year’s annual potluck was a great success, made all the richer by your delicious dishes and warm company. Slow Food Portland has had a strong year of involvement in our local food community and has traveled to share these experiences with others both nationally [...]

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