Slow Food USA Blog

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

Celebrate Love Your Farmer Day

Feb. 10, 2011

This year February 14th is no longer “Valentines’ Day,” but Love your Farmer Day!

read more... Tags: Farms and Farming, Food Justice, Labeling, Meat, Policy, Take Action

Speak up about corporate control of the food supply

Dec. 3, 2010

On December 8th, in Washington DC, the Dept of Justice and the USDA will be holding a workshop (kind of like a town hall) to hear from farmers and consumers. Join us!

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

Child Nutrition Bill Passes!

Dec. 2, 2010

After a year and a half of campaigning, we are very happy to see that the House today passed the Healthy, Hungry-Free Kids Act.

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Killer Coke

Nov. 19, 2010

Michael Blanding’s book aims to tell the real story behind that happy global picture of people who speak different languages and have different color skin but sway arm in arm singing songs and drinking Coke.

read more... Tags: Book, Contaminated Food, Farms and Farming, Food Justice

It’s this opportunity or we lose it: it’s Time For Lunch

Nov. 17, 2010

UPDATE: This bill will be voted on Wednesday Dec. 1. Slow Food USA joins hundreds of organizations around the country in writing a letter to Reps. Miller and Kline strongly urging them to pass the Healthy, Hunger-free Kids Act immediately.

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