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

The Pre-Industrial Pig

Jan. 23, 2009

by Cecily Upton (and Jonny Hunter and the Underground Food Collective).
Photos courtesy of Kevin Walsh

To those who think that the collective cinching of belts (and the accompanying groan)...

read more... Tags: Event, Farms and Farming, Meat


Sustainable Chefs go to Washington

Jan. 21, 2009

Washington D.C. has been buzzing for the past three days, with balls, parties, press conferences, and dinners. 12 chefs from around the country--including sustainable favorites Alice Waters, Rick...

read more... Tags: Event, Farms and Farming, News, Current Event


2008 Highlights

Dec. 29, 2008

We thought we’d get in on the year-end roundup action by posting our Top Ten 2008 highlights. If it helps, please insert
a) a drumroll
b) a celebrity reading the list straight to camera
c) a...

read more... Tags: Book, Event, Farms and Farming, News, Current Event, Policy, Youth Food Movement


60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Dec. 10, 2008

Today, December 10th, is the 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, passed by the United Nations General Assembly in 1948--a declaration that, in its own words, establishes...

read more... Tags: Event, Food Justice, Uncategorized


NYC Takes on Food Politics

Nov. 24, 2008

When it comes to food policy, Bloombergian New York City has already made a high profile name for itself—as the banner of transfats, as the litigious fighter for restaurants to list calories...

read more... Tags: Event, Farms and Farming, Food Justice, Policy


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