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Slow Food USA Blog

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

The Harvest: Child Labor on US Farms

Jul. 29, 2011

The new documentary The Harvest sheds light on the seldom discussed issue of child labor in U.S. conventional agriculture.

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


What film’s getting all the buzz? Vanishing of the Bees.

May. 23, 2011

In recent months over 50 chapters have organized screenings of the documentary Vanishing of the Bees. We asked Slow Food DC member Kate Hill to reflect on the experience of hosting a screening.

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Event, Film/TV/Radio, Take Action


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


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