Slow Food USA Blog

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

The EPA received our bees, here’s their response.

Aug. 12, 2011

Earlier this year, we called for immediate action on a pesticide that scientists believe is contributing to massive honeybee die-offs — and today we heard the EPA’s response.

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

The Harvest: Child Labor on US Farms

Jul. 29, 2011

The new documentary The Harvest sheds light on the seldom discussed issue of child labor in U.S. conventional agriculture.

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

Reflections on Cuba: Sustainability and Agriculture

Jun. 30, 2011

A Slow Food leader shares her observations about a recent trip to Cuba to study food & agriculture.

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Farms and Farming, Food Justice, Uncategorized

Making SNAP benefits go further at the farmers market

Jun. 21, 2011

A survey of some of the programs around the country that make SNAP benefits worth more when they are used at farmers markets.

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Shaping a Movement over a Meal

Jun. 17, 2011

It’s called the food movement, but what does that really mean? Students and campus dining workers come together to show us that it’s about building community and making change.

read more... Tags: Food Justice, School Food, Youth Food Movement