Slow Food USA Blog

Reflections, insights and news about the food movement and “going Slow”

Travelogue of the Good News from Africa tour

Nov. 9, 2015

Slow Food International Vice President Edward Mukiibi in America

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What Kalo Taught Me

Jan. 2, 2015

Learning is a never ending process. Being receptive and curious towards what’s most near to us is the way to never stop being a student. Read how old style pedagogy stretches beyond books and classrooms, to encompass kitchens and taste buds. Jen Urban, a FoodCorps member, tells us about fun and creative school garden lesson on (and from) the most important tuber in Hawaiian history.

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Growing the Next Generation of Food Lovers

Oct. 22, 2014

A celebration of Farm to School Month would not be complete without children enjoying the fruits (and vegetables!) of their labor in school gardens.

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Increasing Smiles Through Vegetables

Jan. 22, 2014

I can explain why I serve with FoodCorps like this: it’s a combination of fun, yummy food, mounds of dirt and self-interest.

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Success Through School Food and Beyond

Apr. 16, 2013

On the edge of San Francisco’s Mission District is Sanchez College Preparatory School, an elementary school that is working to address issues of hunger, poor nutrition, and deteriorating health within one of the city’s most affected populations.

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