Slow Food USA Blog

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

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...

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University Dining Halls are Getting a Makeover

Feb. 26, 2009

This past weekend I, along with a Slow Food USA national office colleague and 300+ college students, ventured to the University of Massachusetts at Amherst for the Northeast Real Food Summit,...

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Farm to College

Feb. 23, 2009

All around the country, there is a revolution occurring in University Dining Halls. In some cases, universities and colleges are realizing the importance of sustainability/green initiatives in...

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Dear Mom-in-Chief

Feb. 12, 2009

by Debra Eschmeyer

As First Lady you have the ability to set the table for what our nation’s children eat by adding a plank of food justice to your platform. Many ideas have already been...

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Stirrrr it Up

May. 30, 2008

by Slow Food USA staffer Julia De Martini Day
Last friday afternoon I volunteered for the first time with Harvest Time in Harlem, a Slow Food in Schools program facilitated by Slow Food NYC...

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