Slow Food USA Blog

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

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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Bento Box Lunches For Kids

Aug. 27, 2012

The Japanese bento box is a cultural food tradition that is perfect for packing a lunch, but also packs flair and color that kids love!

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15 Innovations Making School Lunches Healthier and More Sustainable

Aug. 22, 2012

Back to school time! The biggest change most students will see will be on cafeteria trays. Check out these 15 innovative ways schools are making lunches healthier.

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An Apple for the Teacher

Aug. 10, 2012

Back to school time. Planning on picking up an apple for your teacher’s desk? Ever wonder where this tradition came from? Have you thought about what apple to bring? Read on...

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Humboldt Park’s Rooftop Revival

Apr. 18, 2012

A high school science project becomes a community mission for local food; leads to a cafeteria rooftop greenhouse and the community’s first produce market.

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