Monday, October 11, 2010

This one's for you, (slow) foodies

Posted By on Mon, Oct 11, 2010 at 4:23 PM

In case you missed it, this weekend's New York Times Magazine was all about food. If you're like me, I couldn't stay inside yesterday — the weather was too perfect, so I'll end up reading the magazine article-by-article all week long. But even if you didn't get a chance to pick up the paper yesterday, know that you don't have to miss out. Here are a few links to some of the stories local slow food advocates might want to read:

Growing Together, by Christine Muhlke

An open letter to the next farmer-in-chief, by Michael Pollan

Recipe Redux: The Community Cookbook, by Amanda Hesser

Slide show: Food Groups, by Lucas Foglia

A mealtime manifesto; An interview with foodie author Laurie David, by Deborah Soloman

Read more articles from the magazine's annual food issue here.

For those interested in participating in the slow food movement here in the Q.C., check out Slow Food Charlotte's website.

If you're asking yourself what the slow food movement is, here's a video, from the University of Maine, that will help with the answer:

Rhiannon "Rhi" Bowman is an independent journalist who contributes snarky commentary on Creative Loafing's CLog blog four days a week in addition to writing for several other local media organizations. Additionally, she's on the steering committee for the Greater Charlotte Society of Professional Journalists. To learn more, click the links or follow Rhi on Twitter.

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