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Slow Food USA Blog

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

Slow Food Avoyelles helps build an edible schoolyard

Sep. 15, 2010

Thanks to the work of the faculty and students of Avoyelles Charter Public School, Slow Food Avoyelles, and the wider community, a once-empty space has been transformed into a vibrant and lively Edible Schoolyard.

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Gardening against diabetes

Aug. 12, 2010

A Slow Food USA member writes about her experience teaching kids to garden as a means of diabetes prevention.

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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...

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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...

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