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

Know Your GMOs: The “Monsanto Rider”

Apr. 20, 2013

While Section 733, called the “Monsanto Rider” by some, did not make it into the Ag Appropriations Bill, similar provisions were included in the 2012 Food and Farm Bill, which was not debated nor adopted by the House of Representatives.

read more... Tags: Labeling, Policy


Success Through School Food and Beyond

Apr. 16, 2013

On the edge of San Francisco’s Mission District is Sanchez College Preparatory School, an elementary school that is working to address issues of hunger, poor nutrition, and deteriorating health within one of the city’s most affected populations.

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Climate Change: A Little Intellectual Ammunition

Apr. 15, 2013

Spring has sprung, and I come bearing bad news. I’m sure you’re not surprised. It turns out that even though you’re doing everything right, industrial agriculture is still screwing you — and the planet — up.

read more... Tags: Uncategorized


Is Organic Better?

Mar. 28, 2013

An Interview with “In Organic We Trust” Director/Producer Kip PastorBy Slow Food USA Intern, Adrienne Lewis

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Indigenous Peoples Stand Up to Save Native Corn

Mar. 27, 2013

Indigenous communities in the Western Hemisphere depend on corn not only as a source of nutrition, but as the center of their cultural traditions and spirituality.

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Food Justice


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