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Part 1: What is Slow Food?

There are more than 31,000 McDonald’s restaurants worldwide. These 31,000 restaurants operate in 119 countries and on six continents. Every day 47 million people make a trip to the McDonald’s counter for quick fix food – burgers, fries, chicken-nuggets, sodas … Continue reading

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Part 2: Q&A With Slow Foodie Andrew Bonamici

Andrew Bonamici has been affiliated with the Slow Food Eugene convivum since 2002. He is the the Associate University Librarian for the Media and Instructional Services at the University of Oregon. Bonamici, whose father’s side of the family calls Italy … Continue reading

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Part 3: Focus on Tom Barkin: Slow Food Eugene President

Tom Barkin loves a good adventure. In 1972, after two years of law school, Barkin decided to take some time off to go traveling with his wife. They had four goals for their trip: hike north of the Arctic Circle, … Continue reading

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Part 4: The Local Butcher

Long-time butcher and owner of Long’s Meat Market, Mike Wooley practices Slow Food’s motto: “Good, Clean & Fair” food. On a Friday afternoon Long’s Meat Market in South Eugene is abuzz. One woman peers into the glass case and orders … Continue reading

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Part 5: Video Food Experiment

Local vs. non-local?  Organic vs. non-organic?  Which costs more?  Does one taste better? The premise behind the video: Throughout the research for my enterprise story, I talked with several Slow Foodies and I talked with several college students about eating. … Continue reading

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