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Slow Food USA Blog

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

Agribusiness vs. University Dining Services

May. 21, 2009

by Slow Food USA Intern Melissa Rosenberg

In 2007, Virginia Tech Dining Services (VTDS) was ranked #1 for Best Campus Foods by the Princeton Review, getting high marks for student satisfaction....

read more... Tags: Farms and Farming, News, Current Event, School Food, Youth Food Movement


College Students Learn Where Their Food Comes From (and Goes To)

Apr. 27, 2009

by Terra Madre 2008 delegate Annie Myers

Some projects are inspired by enthusiasm, some by curiosity, or morality, ambition, passion, friendship, or obligation. The inspiration for Radishes and...

read more... Tags: Event, Farms and Farming, Meat, Policy, Take Action, Youth Food Movement


Slow Food Emory on CNN

Apr. 24, 2009

Embedded video from CNN Video

Allison Archer, an Emory student, did her thesis project on sustainability initiatives at her school-- CNN saw it, liked it and condensed it into a 4.5 minute piece,...

read more... Tags: Farms and Farming, Film/TV/Radio, News, Current Event, School Food, Youth Food Movement


Economic Downturn? Source Locally for School Food

Mar. 23, 2009

Farm fresh food often gets a bad rap for being more expensive. Better school food? “More expensive,” think most. Think again: in Oregon state lawmakers are looking for ways to stimulate the...

read more... Tags: Farms and Farming, School Food, Youth Food Movement


Profile in Regional Seeds

Mar. 5, 2009

by Slow Food USA intern Laura Kate Morris

“If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need” – Cicero

Perhaps you’ve grown your own vegetables in a community...

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Farms and Farming, Youth Food Movement


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