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

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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Middle School Slow Food clubs meet with Josh Viertel

Mar. 2, 2010

by Daniela Salazar Monárrez, 8th grader at Hillcrest Academy and Slow Food Club founder

Yesterday the Slow Food clubs of Van Avery Prep and Hillcrest Academy got together with the Slow Food USA...

read more... Tags: Event, School Food, Uncategorized, Youth Food Movement


Eating in: not so hard

Feb. 25, 2010

A week ago I wrote about Cathy Erway’s book The Art of Eating In and about HuffPost’s challenge to its readers to like Cathy did and eat in for one week. So, here goes my progress...

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