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Slow Food USA Blog

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

From Animal Crackers to School Lunch Trays

Jul. 2, 2010

by guest blogger Bettina Elias Siegel of The Lunch Tray

When I was asked to write about why I recently started my blog, The Lunch Tray, I came to see that it really all started with a simple...

read more... Tags: Food Justice, News, Current Event, Policy, School Food


At long last, House legislators are taking on school lunch

Jun. 29, 2010

by intern Christine Binder

This Thursday morning, Representative George Miller (D-CA), chair of the House Education and Labor Committee, will be holding a full committee hearing on the...

read more... Tags: Food Justice, News, Current Event, Policy, School Food, Take Action


Shrek and Scooby Doo too linked to childhood obesity

Jun. 28, 2010

by intern Khalilah Ramdene

A recent study by the Rudd Center at Yale University found that children prefer foods branded with cartoon characters, often citing those foods as better tasting then...

read more... Tags: Food Justice, Labeling, News, Current Event, Policy, Take Action


Got Justice? Madison Anti-trust Workshop

Jun. 25, 2010

The third of the Department of Justice/USDA Anti-trust workshops is underway in Madison, WI, as we write this. Last night, as in Ankenny Iowa a few months ago, there was a town hall held the...

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Dairy, Farms and Farming, Food Justice, News, Current Event, Policy, Take Action


Slow Food on no dough

Jun. 21, 2010

by Anastacia Marx de Salcedo, Slow Food Boston

This post was going to be upbeat, a scrappy guide to eating the Slow Food way* without a) blowing your entire bi-weekly payroll deposit or b)...

read more... Tags: Food Justice, Take Action, Uncategorized


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