Slow Food USA Blog
Reflections, insights and news about the food movement and “going Slow”
Mar. 3, 2011
President Josh Viertel joined over 900 people for a march to demand that Stop & Shop and its parent company Ahold do their part improve wages and working conditions for farm workers in the tomato fields of Immokalee, Florida.
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.
Feb. 10, 2011
This year February 14th is no longer “Valentines’ Day,” but Love your Farmer Day!
Dec. 3, 2010
On December 8th, in Washington DC, the Dept of Justice and the USDA will be holding a workshop (kind of like a town hall) to hear from farmers and consumers. Join us!
Dec. 2, 2010
After a year and a half of campaigning, we are very happy to see that the House today passed the Healthy, Hungry-Free Kids Act.