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Slow Food USA Blog

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

A thank you note from Slow Food on Campus leader, Erin

Apr. 12, 2011

Slow Food on Campus leader Erin Swenson-Klatt reports back on her trip to Washington DC.

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


Tell USDA how you feel about school lunch

Apr. 2, 2011

Help schools serve healthy food: email the USDA with your suggestions for implementing the Child Nutrition Act.

read more... Tags: Food Justice, Policy, School Food, Take Action


Agricultural budget cuts got you down?

Mar. 22, 2011

This April we are working with the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) to send one of our Slow Food on Campus leaders, Erin, to Washington DC to meet with her Representative.

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


Recent GE approvals face wide-ranging criticisms

Mar. 17, 2011

Earlier this year the USDA stunned the food and farming community by unexpectedly approving three new genetically engineered (GE) foods. Here’s a recap of some of the main concerns around these additions to our food system.

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Contaminated Food, Farms and Farming, Labeling, Policy


Froot Loops vs. Real Fruit: for Real Change Don’t Look to Obama

Feb. 11, 2011

Slow Food USA President Josh Viertel asked President Obama why it is cheaper to feed our kids Froot Loops than it is to feed them fruit, and what he was doing to reverse it. His response? He talked about Walmart.

read more... Tags: Film/TV/Radio, Food Justice, News, Current Event, Policy


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