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

Hope Ahead Despite Hefty Ag Budget Cuts

Oct. 28, 2011

Two developments this week indicate that massive congressional budget cuts might not spell disaster for nutrition programs and support for small farmers after all.

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


Budget cuts could be a recipe for change or disaster

Oct. 24, 2011

Congress is planning dramatic cuts to the American budget and anything and everything is on the chopping block. The agricultural sector is likely to take a big hit but will the special Congressional “super committee” make positive change or keep pandering to Big Ag?

read more... Tags: Contaminated Food, Farms and Farming, Food Justice, News, Current Event, Policy, School Food, Take Action


The $5 Challenge Reaches the White House!

Sep. 29, 2011

Guess who’s getting in on the $5 Challenge?

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Over 5,570 meals shared

Sep. 18, 2011

Yesterday, as part of the $5 Challenge, over 5,570 meals took place all over the country. Hundreds of people submitted photos as well as sharing what parts of the challenge were difficult and what made it difficult.

read more... Tags: Cooking, Event, Farms and Farming, Food Justice, News, Current Event, Policy, Take Action


Slow Food USA voices support for organic farmers vs. Monsanto

Aug. 15, 2011

Slow Food USA officially joined several other food & farming organizations in support of the plaintiff farmers in the recently filed lawsuit against Monsanto.

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


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