Category Archive for: ‘Farms’

  • Fast-tracked Food Safety

    Peanuts. Pistachios. Popcorn seasoning. Cookie Dough. Greens. Beef. Beef. Beef. Wide-scale outbreaks of foodborne illness of slammed our country this year, leaving legislators scrambling to come up with an appropriate response. Over the last month or so, we’ve begun to see the first steps towards […]

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  • No Slow Food Without Farmland

    Guest post by Katherine Deumling, Slow Food Regional Governor for Oregon and a member of the Slow Food USA Board of Directors ________ What is at stake in this year’s critical, long-term planning for urban and rural space in our tri-county region? Yesterday, I testified […]

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  • A Local Industry?

    When the USDA adopted an official “organic” label, the decision was a bittersweet mixture of successes and setbacks for the real food movement. On one hand, the glossy sticker on organic produce has provided a visual shorthand for harried eaters to make smarter food purchases. […]

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