Slow Food USA Blog

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

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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Eat-ins out in the wild, wild west

Sep. 3, 2009

by campaign intern Alex Tung

The Time For Lunch Campaign’s National Day of Action is only four days away! As Slow Food USA’s staff, volunteers and Eat-In organizers nationwide are busy making...

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Huntington, NY Declares Sept. 7 “Time for Lunch Day

Sep. 3, 2009

by Time for Lunch Campaign Coordinator Gordon Jenkins

On Monday, Huntington, NY Supervisor Frank Petrone issued a proclamation on behalf of the Town Board declaring Labor Day, Sept. 7 “Time...

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For a limited time: Join Slow Food USA at whatever price you can afford

Sep. 1, 2009

by Kate Krauss, director of development

I’m new at Slow Food USA (well, relatively). And what with my new-job enthusiasm in full swing, I’ve been telling everyone I know to join Slow...

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Young food activists. Campaign planning. Tomatoes.

Sep. 1, 2009

From August 20 – 23, I attended the last of three Real Food Challenge Trainings that were held across the country this summer in an effort to prepare students to change the on – campus...

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