Category Archive for: ‘General’

  • Oregonian: “Slow Food Portland moves faster on social activism”

    Today’s Oregonian ran a feature article on Slow Food Portland and the gradual evolution of the Slow Food Movement! Including interviews with the Oregon Food Bank, the Community Food Security Coalition, and PCUN, the story outlines a bit of Slow Food’s increasing attention to food […]

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  • That old chestnut: elitism

    Small farmer, circa 1931. Thanks to COMFOOD member Shawn and Ethicurean. In the course of this week’s confirmation hearings for Tom Vilsack as Secretary of Agriculture, Senator Pat Roberts (R-Kansas) found it necessary to offer up this patronizing and dismissive description of a small farmer: […]

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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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