Slow Food USA Blog

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

Create Food Democracy: Occupy our Food Supply

Feb. 27, 2012

February 27th is Occupy Our Food Supply day of action. Dr. Vandana Shiva discusses why this day is important and why the “corporate takeover of the food system” will have “irreversible consequences” for all people.

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What’s in your food?

Jan. 25, 2012

My favorite veggie burgers have a “no genetically modified ingredients” label, where is this label on the rest of my food? Tell the FDA to 'Just Label It'

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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.

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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?

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This World Food Day, host a $5 Challenge Meal

Oct. 3, 2011

October 16th is World Food Day. How about hosting a $5 challenge meal?

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