By Russ Walker Copies of the Slow Food Declaration at San Francisco City Hall. Some of the leading voices in the movement for a sustainable agriculture system stood together Thursday to unveil the "Declaration for Healthy Food and Agriculture," a 12-point set of principles for reorienting American food away from corporate farms and long-haul delivery to local producers and land stewardship.
By Tom Philpott Anna Lappe might be called a green-diaper baby. Her mother, Frances Moore Lappe, brought the seminal Diet for a Small Planet back in 1971, and has been agitating forcefully for a just, sustainable food system ever si... Read Post
By Tom PhilpottI'm just getting myself together after an incredibly packed four days at Slow Food Nation, which wrapped up Monday in San Francisco. Grist was lucky enough to partner with big-time indy movie studio Participant (maker... Read Post
By Jason D Scorse Being based in Northern California, I am lucky to be located at the epicenter of the sustainable agriculture and Slow Food movements in the U.S.; it means very tasty cuisine all year round. I was intrigued by the r... Read Post