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

One step closer to passing the Child Nutrition Act

Aug. 6, 2010

Just when we all assumed that Congress was too busy to talk child nutrition before their summer break, the Senate passed the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act late today.

read more... Tags: Farms and Farming, Food Justice, News, Current Event, Policy, School Food, Take Action


Attitudes on Food & Farming: Two New Studies

Jul. 12, 2010

by intern Shauna Nep

What does it take to bring real change to the food system? Does change start with the American public and the grassroots? Does change rest with the farmers who grow our...

read more... Tags: Farms and Farming, Food Justice, News, Current Event, Policy, Uncategorized


Three people signed up to UFW’s “Take Our Jobs”

Jul. 9, 2010

by Julia Landau

Arturo Rodríguez of the United Farm Workers of America appeared on the Colbert Report last night, urging Americans to give farm work a try through the UFW’s Take Our Jobs...

read more... Tags: Farms and Farming, Film/TV/Radio, Food Justice, Take Action


Sonoma County Gleaners in action!

Jul. 8, 2010

by intern Minal Gill

Aletha Soule of Slow Food Sonoma County has taken supporting good, clean and fair practices one step further by making fresh produce available to those in need. Her network...

read more... Tags: Event, Farms and Farming, Food Justice


Celebrity Chef and Army General Urge Congress to Fix School Lunch

Jul. 4, 2010

by intern Christine Binder

Last Thursday, Improving Nutrition for America’s Children Act of 2010 (H.R. 5504), the House’s version of the Child Nutrition Act.

Witnesses at the hearing included...

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