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Happy Birthday Slow Food Movement

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International eco-gastronomic organization celebrates twenty years of fighting fast food.

Last week marked the 20th anniversary of the the international Slow Food Movement. Celebrants around the world took part in the first ever Terra Madre Day last Thursday, which marked two decades since the signing of the Slow Food Manifesto in Paris in 1989. The manifesto laid the groundwork for the eco-gastronomic, member-supported non-profit, which is intended to revitalize local food traditions......read more

Local Plate

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Smart, well-designed dinner ware reminds us to eat local.

According to the United Nations 18% of greenhouse gas emissions are from food production. That's more than transportation, and second only to electricity production. Studies show local food creates 4 to 10 times less greenhouse gases during production than typical supermarket fare. You can scream EAT LOCAL! until you're hoarse, but sometimes you need to give people visual cues to......read more

Sow Seeds, Not Greed

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Farmers bring the sustainable food movement to Wall Street

It's been a long time since farmers congregated in downtown Manhattan -- around 350 years, to be exact. The folks who populate Wall Street and rural America don't cross paths much these days. It's easy to forget that Wall Street used to be rural America; in 1644, the area contained so many cows that the Dutch colonists had to erect a cattle guard to keep them from straying.......read more

Is Real Time Farms the Wikipedia of Food?

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A new website aims "to collectively document the whole food system"

The locavore craze, once the domain of a handful of hardline foodies, has gone mainstream. A seeming majority of restaurants now list describe their food as "local." But do we know where precisely each ingredient was produced? Not now, but if Real Time Farms has its way, we will soon. Launched by an ex-Google software engineer in the spring of 2010, Real Time Farms is a web-based, crowdsourced......read more

Eat Our Feelings

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Two hilarious girls show us how to make the best grilled cheeses

Sasha and Emma, two Brooklyn girls with a great sense of humor, teach us how to make grilled cheeses that will be the envy of all your friends.  We love these girls, who just started their cooking show two weeks ago. They're very funny, very cool, and the recipes and tips are super useful.  More EAT OUR FEELINGS PLEASE....read more

The Communal Oven

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Michael Pollan experiences the magnetic social power of the cob oven.

In some Mediterranean towns, communal "cob" ovens — primitive, domed cooking devices made of mud, clay, stucco, and straw — act as centers of social gravity where friends and family meet, greet, and eat. Last summer, a group of culinary enthusiasts gathered in a shady backyard in Napa, CA to give the traditional cooking method a try. The case included bestselling food writer......read more

Does Eating Local Matter?

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Yes, but maybe not as much as you think

Eating local is one of the inviolable tenets of the environmental movement. Ask any greenie, they'll tell you: To help the planet, eat locally grown food. But just how important is eating local food? Maybe not as important as one might think, according to a growing number of studies. Writing in The Huffington Post, Tom Zeller Jr. says that recent analyses "suggest that the economic......read more

Daily Candy: Food Tripping on 'The Download'

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SHFT Food Tripping app featured on Daily Candy

Road trips: still cool. Bingeing on Big Gulps and Chik-fil-A: not so much. Wherever the highway takes you, open this free app for healthy-eating recommendations that bypass standard fast-food fare....read more

Winter Road Trip Essentials

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Come correct on your cool weather travels with this seasonal collection from SHFT

With brisk temperatures and minimal crowds, winter can be a great time of year to hit the road and experience new places. But the key for any cool weather road trip is coming prepared - when braving the elements of the season, it's more important than ever to bring the right gear along. With SHFT's collection of Road Trip Essentials, we have you covered for your wintry travels ahead....read more

In this brief video, artist Garip Ay creates an interpretation of Van Gogh’s ‘Starry Night’ painting using a paper marbling technique—or more specifically the Turkish method called ebru. Marbling involves the careful process of floating colors on the surface of water or a slightly more viscous solution called size, before transferring the design or pattern to a special......read more

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