Slow Food USA Blog

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

University Dining Halls are Getting a Makeover

Feb. 26, 2009

This past weekend I, along with a Slow Food USA national office colleague and 300+ college students, ventured to the University of Massachusetts at Amherst for the Northeast Real Food Summit,...

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Farm to College

Feb. 23, 2009

All around the country, there is a revolution occurring in University Dining Halls. In some cases, universities and colleges are realizing the importance of sustainability/green initiatives in...

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Upcoming Youth Food Movement Conferences

Jan. 29, 2009

Do you know about all the upcoming conferences for young people involved in the food movement? Below you can find information about a few that caught our attention--some of them will have panels...

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College Students: Become a (funded!) Social Entrepeneur

Jan. 26, 2009

by Slow Food USA staffer Julia Middleton

Sparkseed (formerly Conscious Lifestyle) is offering an exciting opportunity to get your great idea turned into a real social venture with financial...

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Growing Project Sprout

Jan. 4, 2009

by Sam Levin, one of three coordinators of Project Sprout. Project Sprout is a student led and inspired onsite garden that supplements food served in the Monument Mountain High School (in Great...

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