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Slow Food USA Blog

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

A Garden For All Seasons

Apr. 6, 2012

The Thousand Gardens in Africa project has already engaged 608 communities in developing sustainable food plots. Through funding from Slow Food’s international network, 561 gardens have been adopted so far.

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Saving the North Fork Valley

Mar. 21, 2012

In an effort to defend Colorado’s North Fork Valley from a "land attack", Slow Food Western Slope organized the Rocky Mountain region to save the Slope.

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Create Food Democracy: Occupy our Food Supply

Feb. 27, 2012

February 27th is Occupy Our Food Supply day of action. Dr. Vandana Shiva discusses why this day is important and why the “corporate takeover of the food system” will have “irreversible consequences” for all people.

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What’s in your food?

Jan. 25, 2012

My favorite veggie burgers have a “no genetically modified ingredients” label, where is this label on the rest of my food? Tell the FDA to 'Just Label It'

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Hope Ahead Despite Hefty Ag Budget Cuts

Oct. 28, 2011

Two developments this week indicate that massive congressional budget cuts might not spell disaster for nutrition programs and support for small farmers after all.

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