Slow Food USA Blog
Reflections, insights and news about the food movement and “going Slow”
Jun. 23, 2009
Gordon Jenkins is the Time for Lunch Campaign Coordinator at Slow Food USA
Last week, Michelle Obama made these remarks to a group of fifth-graders who had just harvested 73 pounds of lettuce...
Jun. 16, 2009
by Slow Food USA Interns Alex Tung and Leah Gorham
This week, the front line for getting better food into schools is Philadelphia.
After narrowly escaping the closure of its school breakfast...
Jun. 8, 2009
A few weeks ago it was reported that the feds planned to discontinue Philadelphia’s universal lunch program. For some of us, this was news--all kids in public school in Philadelphia qualify for a...
Jun. 5, 2009
Deborah Lehmann is an editor of School Lunch Talk, a blog about school food. She is currently studying economics and public policy at Brown University.
They say you can lead a horse to water,...
Jun. 3, 2009
Interesting NY Times Op-Ed from Amanda Hesser last Sunday about Michelle Obama missing an opportunity to talk up cooking.
Our first lady has been an outstanding champion of fresh fruits and...