Slow Food USA Blog

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

Youth food summit discusses food justice

Feb. 17, 2010

by Slow Food on Campus member Julia Yerkovich

I have a confession to make: I am not an activist. I read my local Edible magazine and Michael Pollan’s books, and I shop at farmers markets....

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Michelle Obama Launches Childhood Obesity Effort

Feb. 9, 2010

by intern Julia Landau

Calling the childhood obesity epidemic “eminently solvable,” today the First Lady rolled out her plan to eradicate this serious health threat within one...

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Flagstaff Youth Garden

Jan. 27, 2010

by Alaine Janosy

Youth gardens have become an integral part of spreading Slow Food USA’s message of good, clean, and fair food to young people throughout the country. Conserving and...

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Young food activist looks back on 2009

Dec. 31, 2009

by Sam Levin, one of three coordinators of Project Sprout. Project Sprout is a student led and inspired onsite garden that supplements food served in the Monument Mountain High School (in Great...

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National Young Farmers Coalition

Dec. 30, 2009

by Severine von Tscharner Fleming,
founding member of NYFC + director of the Greenhorns

Your farmer’s body needs protection.

Making it together.

The young farmers movement is growing, and...

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