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

Chicago Kids to Congress: Time for Healthier School Lunch

Apr. 1, 2010

From Slow Food Chicago

The organizations Slow Food Chicago, Green City Market and Common Threads teamed up earlier this month to hand-deliver 65 letters from grade school students to the...

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Taking Control of the Insatiable American Appetite

Mar. 31, 2010

by intern Christine Binder

A recent study in Nature Neuroscience found that rats allowed to binge on high-fat, high-calorie foods – junk food bought at the grocery store – not only...

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Senate Agriculture Committee Approves Child Nutrition Bill

Mar. 25, 2010

Yesterday, the Senate Agriculture Committee unanimously approved its bill to update child nutrition programs (the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act). The bill will now go to the Senate floor at a...

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Jamie Oliver: The Revolution Will Be Televised

Mar. 24, 2010

by intern Julia Landau

Jamie Oliver, the famed Naked Chef, launches his new reality TV program Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution this Friday, March 26 at 8pm EST on ABC. For folks like me who...

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Why it’s worth your time to call Congress

Mar. 22, 2010

Last week, Slow Food Denver volunteer Andrew Nowak had the opportunity to sit down with one of Senator Michael Bennet’s staff members in D.C.

In the meeting with Senator Bennet’s...

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