Say 'No' to Fast Food and 'Yes' to Slow Food

Good, clean and fair food for all. The mission of Slow Food is seemingly simple, but with implications that are anything but. The movement began in Italy almost 40 years ago when a popular fast food chain announced it was coming to town. Protests broke out rooted in fear for the future of Italy’s local food culture. But, in fittingly Italian fashion, protesters revolted holding large bowls of penne pasta instead of signs. They chanted, “We don’t want fast food … we want slow food!” Today, the Slow Food organization has chapters in more than 150 countries and a presence in almost every state in America.

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Top 4 Tips For Sustainable Eating

Do you know where your breakfast egg came from? How about the vegetables you had for lunch? Probably not, but you’re not alone.

Most people don’t know where their food came from and there’s a growing movement to change that. It goes under many names, like farm-to-table, farm-to-fork and sustainable eating, and it’s a social movement that promotes not only knowing where your food comes from, but acquiring it from local, sustainable sources.

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