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

Obama gets it: food=health

Aug. 21, 2009

Earlier this week, in an interview with 11 year old Damon Weaver (yes, eleven. I was at ballet class at eleven), Barack Obama talked about the importance of getting healthy food into...

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


Gift from Talking God: the Story of the Navajo-Churro

Jul. 27, 2009

by Slow Food USA Biodiversity Intern Regina Fitzsimmons

Navajo-Churro sheep have sustained the Dine, Pueblo and Hispanic communities of the Southwest for over 400 years. In the late 1500s,...

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Farms and Farming, Film/TV/Radio


High School Students Share Summer’s Bounty

Jul. 22, 2009

by Heidi Busse

Madison, Wisc. – When students get to work in a garden, good things happen. An empty lot is transformed into edible fields, students learn job skills that connect them with...

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Farms and Farming, Film/TV/Radio, Youth Food Movement


What’s on Your Plate?

Jul. 16, 2009

by Gabrielle Redner

Not only does Catherine Gund’s film, What’s On Your Plate? educates its audience about where our food comes from, it also investigates why getting good food to all people all...

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


The End of the Line

Jun. 24, 2009

By Gabrielle Redner

Rupert Murray’s documentary, The End of the Line, educates its audience about the reality of the sea: it is not an ever -replenishing body of water, and it is running...

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Film/TV/Radio, News, Current Event, Seafood


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