Slow Food USA Blog

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

College chapter meets local goat cheese producer

Apr. 2, 2010

by Marion Rockwood, Slow Food Oberlin Leader

On Monday, March 22, Lucky Penny Farm and the cheese maker at Lucky Penny Creamery in Portage County, Ohio.  She came to campus to talk about her...

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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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School meal providers convening to FOCUS on school lunch

Mar. 19, 2010

by intern Julia Landau

Over 100 school food service directors, community activists, and government agency partners will convene at the second Annual Meeting of the organization School Food FOCUS...

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Iron Chef, whole grains edition

Mar. 15, 2010

by Robin Kerber, CIA Student and volunteer with Slow Food Hudson Valley

As I sat in the car, waiting for my friends, I was thinking about a recipe for winter barley vegetable soup: butternut...

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Obama Justice Dept. is investigating Big Ag companies

Mar. 10, 2010

On Friday, the U.S. Department of Justice will hold the first of five workshops to determine whether a handful of food and farming companies are exercising monopoly control over the industry. This...

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