Category Archive for: ‘News’

  • “Reclaiming a Cuisine”: Bryant Terry in the Portland Mercury

    Patrick Alan Coleman, Food Editor for the Portland Mercury, had a chance this week to interview Bryant Terry about his work and upcoming Slow Food Portland event. At 35, Terry has fond memories of growing up in Memphis, Tennessee, with grandparents from rural Mississippi who […]

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  • 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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  • On the job

    With less than a month under his belt as Secretary of Agriculture, Tom Vilsack has certainly been out-and-about. He’s been holding press conferences, making announcements, and giving interviews – I can’t remember a recent Ag secretary who has made such an effort to appear like […]

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  • A local visionary!

    Utne Reader recently named Ramón Ramírez, of the Northwest Treeplanters and Farmworkers Union (PCUN), as one of “50 Visionaries who are changing your world.” From Utne: Ramón Ramírez knew that Spanish-language radio stations were instrumental in reaching and mobilizing Latino immigrants. So when his union bought […]

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