Category Archive for: ‘News’

  • 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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  • Dig Deep, Portland!

    Updated 5/15 – Steve Cohen of the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability gives credit to the many volunteers involved Updated 5/5 – Portland Mercury reports on the planting ceremony with photos All around town, gardeners’ spring sprouts are pushing through the soil and, as first […]

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  • The Kids are Alright

    Photo courtesy of Flickr user chalkdog If you want proof that kids already know right from wrong, just look to Madison, Wisconsin, where fourth-grade students organized to take a stand against the poor school lunch program. As told by Slow Food USA, the students of […]

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  • When in Rome…

    It’s not very often that we post about Italy here on the Slow Food Portland blog. While we love our Italian founders (and we’re quite partial to Italian cooking), we feel that American eating deserves just as much attention. We might be young here, but […]

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