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Slow Food USA Blog

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

Remembering South Central Farm and Supporting Public Green Spaces

Jun. 12, 2009

The South Central Farm operated from 1994 until 2006 on East 41st and South Alameda Streets in South Central, Los Angeles. The South Central Farmers, primarily poor immigrant families from Latin...

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Slow Food USA Volunteers Get Down and Dirty on the Farm

May. 27, 2009

by Slow Food NYC Chapter Leader Sandra McLean

All over the country, Slow Food USA chapters are getting their hands dirty--whether by working on their own farms, or volunteering on other...

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Sam Kass Serving School Lunch to Congress Today

May. 5, 2009

by Gordon Jenkins

White House chef Sam Kass and a team of Chicago high school students are serving Congressional leaders a delicious, healthy meal on Capitol Hill today in order to brief...

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World Fair Trade Day

May. 3, 2009

by Slow Food USA Intern Melissa Rosenberg

World Fair Trade Day is just around the corner, on May 9th.  The festivities will begin at first light, with a single drummer in New Zealand, and end in...

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College Students Learn Where Their Food Comes From (and Goes To)

Apr. 27, 2009

by Terra Madre 2008 delegate Annie Myers

Some projects are inspired by enthusiasm, some by curiosity, or morality, ambition, passion, friendship, or obligation. The inspiration for Radishes and...

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