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Slow Food USA Blog

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

What can a few extra pennies buy for school lunch?

Apr. 23, 2010

The Child Nutrition Bill that’s currently moving through the U.S. Senate would add six cents to the amount that schools receive from the USDA for each school lunch. If you’re wondering...

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Thoughts on Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution

Apr. 16, 2010

by intern Christine Binder

Have you been watching Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution? For the past four Fridays, several million viewers, myself included, have been tuning in to watch the...

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Michelle Obama’s Obesity Summit

Apr. 15, 2010

by Debra Eschmeyer

When President Obama established a “Presidential task force on childhood obesity” in February, Grist’s Tom Laskawy wondered whether our nation’s first federal food policy...

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


Let’s Move Milwaukee

Apr. 5, 2010

by intern Jackie Fortin

On March 3-4, Slow Food Wisconsin Southeast member Martha Davis Kipcak accompanied a small delegation to Washington DC to speak to Wisconsin legislators about securing...

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Another Win for the CIW and SFA

Apr. 1, 2010

by intern Lila Wilmerding

This morning foodservice corporation Aramark signed a significant agreement with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW). In a joint statement, the two parties...

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