Why Slow Bloomington

Bloomington, Indiana, is a small Midwestern town about an hour south of Indianapolis and two hours north of Louisville, Kentucky. Its primary industry is the support of Indiana University, a large, Big Ten research university. There are also manufacturing sectors, though the town has lost […]

Why Slow

By Christine Barbour This article originally appeared in the Bloomington Herald Times, 3/26/03 As our harried lives make fast food eaten on the run the default meal for many of us, and chain grocery stores from coast to coast increasingly sell the same mass produced […]


I don’t claim to be objective about this movement — I love the philosophy of Slow Food. Though I have made dinners for which most of the ingredients have arrived at my house by express mail from far off places, even that eccentric behavior reflects […]