navigation

Slow Food USA Blog

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

Taking Control of the Insatiable American Appetite

Mar. 31, 2010

by intern Christine Binder

A recent study in Nature Neuroscience found that rats allowed to binge on high-fat, high-calorie foods – junk food bought at the grocery store – not only...

read more... Tags: Food Justice, Labeling, News, Current Event, School Food, Take Action


Health care law mandates calorie counts at restaurant chains nationwide

Mar. 24, 2010

by intern Christine Binder

Yesterday, President Barack Obama signed the health care bill into law. Tucked away inside the massive piece of legislation, there is provision requiring chain...

read more... Tags: Labeling, News, Current Event, Policy


Riots or Rebellions? Eric Holt-Giménez Looks at the World Food Crisis

Mar. 17, 2010

by intern Julia Landau

“Food riot??” asked an indignant Eric Holt-Giménez at a talk he gave in New York City on March 5, referring to protests in response to the 2008 food crisis....

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Farms and Farming, Food Justice, Labeling, News, Current Event, Uncategorized


A Local School Food Victory in Massachusetts

Mar. 17, 2010

by Alex Loud, leader of Slow Food Boston

For a number of years now, a host of organizations in Massachusetts have been pushing to reduce the amount of junk food being marketed in public schools...

read more... Tags: Food Justice, Labeling, News, Current Event, Policy, School Food


Fixing School Lunch in America

Feb. 26, 2010

by intern Christine Binder

Last month, I attended a meeting of parents at a Brooklyn public school. Janet Poppendieck, the author of Free for All: Fixing School Lunch in America, led a...

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


12345more›last»

top