If you’re in the San Francisco Bay Area this weekend, you may want to join a revolution. No, the hippies of the 60s and the techies of today are not the luminaries this time. Food is. The Slow Food movement, a counter to today’s fast food society, is trying to bring back the pleasures of yesteryear when meals were prepared at home from scratch. More information here.
See article at USA Today:
With epidemic rates of obesity, diabetes, global warming and ecological
degradation, “we need a new food system in America. We need a new food
system that supports the people who are taking care of the land,
supports the small farmers, that feeds the children something that’s
What to look for at the Supermarket:
The less processed foods are usually found in the perimeter of the store, whereas the highly processed foods are in the center aisles. Try to buy products with fewer ingredients, those are probably ingredients that you can identify in plain English.