Slow Food USA Blog

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

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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Heart of Chicago comes through for Eat-In

Aug. 28, 2009

By Slow Food Chicago chapter leader Lynn Peemoeller, and as originally posted on the Huffington Post

Like all great public spaces, Daley Plaza in downtown Chicago has set the stage over the...

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Mas Masumoto and valuable lessons from the farm

Aug. 25, 2009

by Biodiversity Intern Regina Fitzsimmons

Two days ago I ventured to the YMCA in TriBeCa, after a false start at the uptown Y, an extra subway trip and a blazing hot walk across town; I’m an...

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