Slow Food USA Blog

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

Upcoming Youth Food Movement Conferences

Jan. 29, 2009

Do you know about all the upcoming conferences for young people involved in the food movement? Below you can find information about a few that caught our attention--some of them will have panels...

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College Students: Become a (funded!) Social Entrepeneur

Jan. 26, 2009

by Slow Food USA staffer Julia Middleton

Sparkseed (formerly Conscious Lifestyle) is offering an exciting opportunity to get your great idea turned into a real social venture with financial...

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Growing Project Sprout

Jan. 4, 2009

by Sam Levin, one of three coordinators of Project Sprout. Project Sprout is a student led and inspired onsite garden that supplements food served in the Monument Mountain High School (in Great...

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2008 Highlights

Dec. 29, 2008

We thought we’d get in on the year-end roundup action by posting our Top Ten 2008 highlights. If it helps, please insert
a) a drumroll
b) a celebrity reading the list straight to camera
c) a...

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Local Project Funding Opportunities!

Dec. 1, 2008

by Gina Fiorello-Brady

Do you have a Slow Food In Schools Project? Do you want to start a Slow Food In Schools Project? We’ve come across a few funding opportunities for our chapters and...

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