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Slow Food USA Blog

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

Getting Vocal about School Lunch

Apr. 28, 2009

The School Lunch conversation is heating up on the Hill and off. The New York Times ran an editorial on Monday saying “The schools should not be trading their students’ health to buy office...

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Slow Food Emory on CNN

Apr. 24, 2009

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Allison Archer, an Emory student, did her thesis project on sustainability initiatives at her school-- CNN saw it, liked it and condensed it into a 4.5 minute piece,...

read more... Tags: Farms and Farming, Film/TV/Radio, News, Current Event, School Food, Youth Food Movement


Economic Downturn? Source Locally for School Food

Mar. 23, 2009

Farm fresh food often gets a bad rap for being more expensive. Better school food? “More expensive,” think most. Think again: in Oregon state lawmakers are looking for ways to stimulate the...

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Alice Waters on “60 Minutes”

Mar. 16, 2009

If you missed

Also, check out the New York Times Sunday Styles' piece on The American Academy in Rome, and how Alice--and a former Chez Panisse chef Mona Talbott--have transformed the dining...

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What’s for Lunch?

Feb. 26, 2009

This week we have been focusing on the Farm to College efforts around the country. Today, we shift our focus to K-12, where what is served in the lunchroom is also a) up for grabs and b) vitally...

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


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