Slow Food USA Blog

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

Budget cuts could be a recipe for change or disaster

Oct. 24, 2011

Congress is planning dramatic cuts to the American budget and anything and everything is on the chopping block. The agricultural sector is likely to take a big hit but will the special Congressional “super committee” make positive change or keep pandering to Big Ag?

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This World Food Day, host a $5 Challenge Meal

Oct. 3, 2011

October 16th is World Food Day. How about hosting a $5 challenge meal?

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The $5 Challenge Reaches the White House!

Sep. 29, 2011

Guess who’s getting in on the $5 Challenge?

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$5 Challenge, McMuffins, and the Cost of Food

Sep. 21, 2011

Author Anna Lappe makes a homemade organic egg/muffin sandwich and tries to answer the question: Is fast food really cheaper, no matter how you slice it? And if so, what does that even mean for the nation’s poor?

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