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Slow Food USA Blog

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

The Power of Eating Together

Sep. 16, 2009

by Slow Food USA President Josh Viertel
This post originally appeared on the Atlantic Food Channel

Letting go is hard for me. I want to touch everything. I have strong and specific opinions...

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USDA Unveils “Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food” Initiative

Sep. 15, 2009

by Gordon Jenkins

This week, the USDA is unveiling its new “Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food” initiative, which Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan has created to help re-connect...

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Nationwide “eat-ins” show way to a revived National School Lunch Program

Sep. 11, 2009

by Slow Food USA Board Member Chef Kurt Michael Friese

All across the country this past Labor Day, folks gathered for picnics. That’s no surprise, of course. After all, it was a holiday,...

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Across America, Eating for a Cause

Sep. 8, 2009

by Slow Food USA President, Josh Viertel
This post originally appeared on the Atlantic Monthly Food Channel, the day before the National Day of Action for the Time for Lunch campaign. Check out...

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Labor Day Potlucks--with a purpose

Sep. 7, 2009

by Gordon Jenkins
This post originally appeared on The Atlantic Monthly Food Channel

On Labor Day, people in nearly 300 cities and towns across America will gather in public places, sit down,...

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