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Slow Food USA Blog

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

Slow Food University of Wisconsin & Family Dinner Night

Apr. 7, 2011

Every Sunday night at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, one might find students gathered for a shared meal of any type of theme or global cuisine.

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Tell USDA how you feel about school lunch

Apr. 2, 2011

Help schools serve healthy food: email the USDA with your suggestions for implementing the Child Nutrition Act.

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Child Nutrition Bill Passes!

Dec. 2, 2010

After a year and a half of campaigning, we are very happy to see that the House today passed the Healthy, Hungry-Free Kids Act.

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It’s this opportunity or we lose it: it’s Time For Lunch

Nov. 17, 2010

UPDATE: This bill will be voted on Wednesday Dec. 1. Slow Food USA joins hundreds of organizations around the country in writing a letter to Reps. Miller and Kline strongly urging them to pass the Healthy, Hunger-free Kids Act immediately.

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House stalls on child nutrition bill; school lunch on hold

Oct. 1, 2010

Late Wednesday night the House extended the current Child Nutrition Act to avoid passing the Senate’s inferior version, leaving school lunch advocates flummoxed.

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