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Slow Food USA Blog

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

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...

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, School Food


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.

read more... Tags: News, Current Event, School Food, Youth Food Movement


School Garden: the perfect marriage of ideas

Nov. 14, 2011

An inspiring example of what Slow Food members are doing all over the country, and a great way to protect yourself from the winter blues.

read more... Tags: School Food, Slow Food Chapters in Action


Budget cuts could be a recipe for change or disaster

Oct. 24, 2011

Congress is planning dramatic cuts to the American budget and anything and everything is on the chopping block. The agricultural sector is likely to take a big hit but will the special Congressional “super committee” make positive change or keep pandering to Big Ag?

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


Celebrate National School Lunch Week with a FREE Nourish DVD

Oct. 12, 2011

This week is National School Lunch Week, to celebrate we’re asking you, “How can we can we create a better school food system?” Answer to win a free copy of Nourish Short Films: 54 Bite-Sized Videos About the Story of Your Food.

read more... Tags: Film/TV/Radio, School Food


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