Slow Food USA Blog

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

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

Food Safety--one size doesn’t fit all

Jun. 24, 2009

by Slow Food USA intern Carol Dacey-Charles

HR 2749—The Food Safety Enhancement Act of 2009—has passed through committee and is on its way to the House of Representatives for a vote...

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

FOOD, Inc. goes nationwide

Jun. 18, 2009

Food, Inc. did so well in New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco, that it’s headed to 45 more theatres around the country, everywhere from Washington DC to Portland OR to Ft Lauderdale, FL.


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

Remembering South Central Farm and Supporting Public Green Spaces

Jun. 12, 2009

The South Central Farm operated from 1994 until 2006 on East 41st and South Alameda Streets in South Central, Los Angeles. The South Central Farmers, primarily poor immigrant families from Latin...

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