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Slow Food USA Blog

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

Let’s Move Milwaukee

Apr. 5, 2010

by intern Jackie Fortin

On March 3-4, Slow Food Wisconsin Southeast member Martha Davis Kipcak accompanied a small delegation to Washington DC to speak to Wisconsin legislators about securing...

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


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...

read more... Tags: Event, Farms and Farming, Food Justice, School Food, Take Action, Youth Food Movement


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...

read more... Tags: Food Justice, Labeling, News, Current Event, School Food, Take Action


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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