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

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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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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Senate unveils draft of Child Nutrition Act

Mar. 17, 2010

Today, Senator Blanche Lincoln unveiled her version of the Child Nutrition Act and announced that the Senate Agriculture Committee will begin marking up the bill next week, on Wednesday, March...

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