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Slow Food USA Blog

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

Chicago Kids Write to Eat

Mar. 9, 2010

by Emily Dagostino, Slow Food Chicago volunteer

Wee toddlers scribbling in crayon, kids and teenagers tuned into the trouble with today’s school lunches, and parents advocating for the...

read more... Tags: Event, Farms and Farming, Food Justice, Policy, School Food, Take Action


The School Lunch Revolution in San Diego

Mar. 8, 2010

by intern Julia Landau

What can one Slow Food chapter, one local school, a Whole Foods Market, and a Renegade Lunch Lady get done together? Just ask Slow Food Urban San Diego, who just spent two...

read more... Tags: Event, Farms and Farming, Food Justice, Policy, School Food, Take Action


Drake Forum discusses getting new farmers on the land

Mar. 6, 2010

I just spent an invigorating 2 days in Washington DC at the Drake Forum, a gathering intended to “identify innovative policies and projects at the federal, state, and local levels to support new...

read more... Tags: Event, Farms and Farming, Food Justice, Policy, School Food, Youth Food Movement


New Obama program to bring healthy choices to food deserts

Mar. 5, 2010

by intern Jackie Fortin

“We can create the best nutrition education and physical education programs in the world, but if dinner is something off of the shelf of a local gas station or...

read more... Tags: Event, Farms and Farming, Food Justice, News, Current Event, Policy, School Food


Chicago Students Cook Lunch for Congress

Mar. 4, 2010

by intern Christine Binder

Earlier this week, a team of Chicago high school students traveled to Washington, D.C. to speak up for better school food, but they did not come empty-handed. The...

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