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Slow Food USA Blog

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

House stalls on child nutrition bill; school lunch on hold

Oct. 1, 2010

Late Wednesday night the House extended the current Child Nutrition Act to avoid passing the Senate’s inferior version, leaving school lunch advocates flummoxed.

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


The Story Behind Your Food: Learning from Salmonella

Sep. 16, 2010

Watch our latest video telling the story behind the egg scandal, and sign the petition calling for food safety.

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


Slow Food Avoyelles helps build an edible schoolyard

Sep. 15, 2010

Thanks to the work of the faculty and students of Avoyelles Charter Public School, Slow Food Avoyelles, and the wider community, a once-empty space has been transformed into a vibrant and lively Edible Schoolyard.

read more... Tags: Farms and Farming, Food Justice, School Food, Take Action


Gardening against diabetes

Aug. 12, 2010

A Slow Food USA member writes about her experience teaching kids to garden as a means of diabetes prevention.

read more... Tags: Food Justice, Uncategorized


One step closer to passing the Child Nutrition Act

Aug. 6, 2010

Just when we all assumed that Congress was too busy to talk child nutrition before their summer break, the Senate passed the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act late today.

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


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