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Slow Food USA Blog

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

Nourish launches video encyclopedia

Apr. 25, 2011

Nourish, a national educational initiative designed to open a meaningful conversation about food and sustainability, particularly in schools and communities, has launched their Video Encyclopedia.

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Farms and Farming, Film/TV/Radio


Got a truck? You can help the “coolest urban ag project around.”

Apr. 18, 2011

After months of planning and planting, a fleet of 25 Truck Farmers across the country are about to take to the road. One snag! Not enough trucks.

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Farms and Farming, Film/TV/Radio, Food Justice, Take Action, Youth Food Movement


Bees feed us: now they need our help

Mar. 2, 2011

Honeybees are under attack but despite years of research the culprit for colony collapse disorder (CCD) has yet to be identified.

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Farms and Farming, Film/TV/Radio, Take Action


Watch Slow Food USA President Josh Viertel on TedX

Feb. 12, 2011

Watch the live steam of the TedX Manhattan event, where over 20 high-profile speakers, including Slow Food USA’s President Josh Viertel, are discussing how we can improve food and farming for everyone.

read more... Tags: Film/TV/Radio, News, Current Event, Uncategorized


Froot Loops vs. Real Fruit: for Real Change Don’t Look to Obama

Feb. 11, 2011

Slow Food USA President Josh Viertel asked President Obama why it is cheaper to feed our kids Froot Loops than it is to feed them fruit, and what he was doing to reverse it. His response? He talked about Walmart.

read more... Tags: Film/TV/Radio, Food Justice, News, Current Event, Policy


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