Slow Food USA Blog

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

Getting Kids Back to their Ancestral Roots

Jan. 29, 2013

FoodCorps fellow Kathleen Yetman talks with FoodCorps service member Gilbert Ivins about connecting First Nation young people with their food culture.

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Bento Box Lunches For Kids

Aug. 27, 2012

The Japanese bento box is a cultural food tradition that is perfect for packing a lunch, but also packs flair and color that kids love!

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15 Innovations Making School Lunches Healthier and More Sustainable

Aug. 22, 2012

Back to school time! The biggest change most students will see will be on cafeteria trays. Check out these 15 innovative ways schools are making lunches healthier.

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Wisdom from a New Generation of Farmers

Aug. 20, 2012

Thoughts from 2 Colorado farmers looking to help bring down the average age for farmers & open up more opportunities for a new generation of growers.

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Perennial Plate: A New Spin on Camp Food

Aug. 14, 2012

We’ve teamed up with Daniel Klein and the folks over at Perennial Plate to deliver monthly video stories, our second dispatch features a truly unique youth summer camp.

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