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1 hr ago | UConn Advance

Learning About Agricultural Production in America's Heartland

On a trip that lasted three weeks and covered 5,900 miles, six students enrolled in the class "U.S. Agricultural Production Systems" learned firsthand how America produces its food, and why getting it from farm to table is a complex process.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, us Travel, Lancaster, PA, UC Davis, Kutztown, PA

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Slow Food in the Outback

What would your reaction be if you went vegetable shopping only to discover that a head of broccoli was $14 and each potato a dollar? Chef and international counsellor with the Slow Food movement Amorelle Dempster, came across these prices, when shopping for fruit and vegetables in the Northern Territory recently.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetables

Tue Jul 08, 2014

WNYC-AM New York

How to Be a Responsible Carnivore

Patrick Martins argues that humans have evolved to eat meat. But, given the destructive forces of the fast-food industry and factory farming, we need to make smart, informed choices about the food we eat and where it comes from.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Life, Food

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Saveur.com

Feast of Life

I'm clinging to the most stable thing on the back of a flatbed truck as we jostle our way up the hill on a dusty dirt road, peach tree branches smacking my face in steady rhythm.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetables

Religion News Service

How Mormonism stacks up against the Slow Church movement

Many of us have a fast life: fast food, fast work, and fast devices that enable-make that "require"-us to connect with people at anywhere, at any time.

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Related Topix: Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Life, Food, Salt Lake City, UT

Berwick Advertiser

Silvery Tweed supports festival

Event organisers Berwick Slow Food Group hope it will make the seventh staging of the festival from September 13-14 the best yet.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Agriculture, Science

Sun Jul 06, 2014

MassLive.com

Hilltown 6 Pottery Tour, set for July 26-27, continues to grow in its 8th year

The hill towns of Western Massachusetts are alive with the arts, and on Saturday and Sunday, July 26 and 27, a group of nationally recognized potters will be throwing life of their own into the region as they host the Hilltown 6 Pottery Tour .

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Related Topix: Cummington, MA, Home Gardening, Home, Life, Food, Entertainment

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Examiner

Great produce is growing in favour

"We're happy to sell our stuff to other states and countries - vegetables, fruit, dairy, seafood - but it means we're also taking a lot for granted," she said.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetables, Australia, World News,

Chicago Reader

Osteria Langhe: Piemonte in Logan Square

A molded flan of emulsified artichokes and asparagus rests on a rich puree of fontina cheese, cream, eggs, and butter.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Wine, Drink, Italy, World News,

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Mt. Airy News

Documentary offers veterans agri-therapy

The film "Terra Firma" shown in the Surry Art's Council's building on Friday offered hope for veterans struggling to "suck it up and drive on" as they re-enter civilian life in the opportunity of farming as agri-therapy.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Italy, World News,

Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Times

Wine Country Brussels sprouts: 'a little visit to heaven'

A glass of delicious wine, an order of Brussels sprouts roasted with bacon and apple cider vinegar and some truffle oil fries -- give me these during Happy Hour at Wine Country, and I am a happy girl.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Life, Food, Pork, Meat, Duck

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Austin American Statesman

The Feed: Former Aquarelle chef/owner bringing new restaurant to Airport Boulevard

Teresa Wilson helmed excellent French restaurant Aqaurelle downtown at 606 Rio Grande St. from 2000 to 2011.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Fast Food, Austin, TX

Colorado Springs Independent

English Dockside still leads with its overused 'secret seasoning' in new location

Resettled on the west side after a decade on the east, English Dockside rests on its strengths, while undergoing growing pains as it's expanded into a cavernous dining room, acquiring both a patio and bar to manage.

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Related Topix: Dining, Life, Food, Seafood

River Front Times

Food & Drink

Chefs on the prowl for hard-to-find ingredients know they've come to the right place as soon as the doors to Jay International Food open and the smell hits the nose - that acrid musk that fills the air at any Asian market worth its salt.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, St. Louis, MO, Chinese Cuisine, Breakfast, Fast Food

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Fodor's

Where to Eat in Hong Kong Now

There's no perfect translation for foodie in Cantonese - mei sic tat yan comes close - but Hong Kong gives food lovers plenty to bite into regardless.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Chinese Cuisine, Travel

7x7

Flavor Profile: Belcampo Meat Company's Bronwen Hanna-Korpi

The Slow Food vet, who runs Belcampo 's retail and restaurant arms, has been busy spreading the gospel of meat, overseeing outposts in downtown Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Santa Monica, and Palo Alto, not to mention the newly opened restaurant-cum-butcher shop in lower Pac Heights.

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Related Topix: Life, Food

Foster's Daily Democrat

Farm-a-Q sells out again

About 300 ticket holders gathered at Emery Farm Sunday afternoon for Slow Food Seacoast's third annual Farm-a-Q, a play on words of the term barbeque, is an event for local farmers to come together to cook and serve their locally grown food.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Bar-B-Q, Vegetables, Rollinsford, NH

Sun Jun 29, 2014

River Front Times

Food & Drink

Chefs on the prowl for hard-to-find ingredients know they've come to the right place as soon as the doors to Jay International Food open and the smell hits the nose - that acrid musk that fills the air at any Asian market worth its salt.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, St. Louis, MO, Chinese Cuisine, Breakfast, Fast Food

Sat Jun 28, 2014

Mt. Airy News

Documentary offers veterans agri-therapy

Mount Airy Farmer Anna Mann holds the basket of tickets as 4-year-old Samantha Cooke draws out the next winning ticket for veteran made prizes.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Italy, World News,

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Korea Herald

[Weekender] Slow food movement catches on with Koreans

Some people say that dating and eating have one thing in common: They can be fully enjoyed when you take them slow.

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Related Topix: Life, South Korea, World News, Asia,

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