Slow Food USA Blog

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

Humboldt Park’s Rooftop Revival

Apr. 18, 2012

A high school science project becomes a community mission for local food; leads to a cafeteria rooftop greenhouse and the community’s first produce market.

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Inside Slow Food USA’s Youngest Chapter: Slow Food West High

Mar. 6, 2012

Four of the youngest leaders in the Slow Food movement walk us through how they founded a Slow Food chapter at their high school in Iowa City.

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Youth Leadership in the Garden: Slow Food Boulder and Cultiva

Oct. 14, 2011

The Cultiva Youth Project and Slow Food Boulder have teamed up with Anolon Cookware to provide top-notch cooking education and leadership opportunities in North Boulder. Here, teens get to cook and eat together, as well as learn from their peers. And, of course, brand new cookware doesn’t hurt!

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Fresh From the Farm Cooking Classes for Kids

Aug. 15, 2011

Participants of the Willamette Food and Farm Coalition’s Farm to School project make frequent trips to local farms to learn and see first hand where their food comes from.

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Table Talk Winning Recpies & Stories: Young Cooks

Jul. 28, 2011

The second in a series of slow food recipes and the stories that inspired them. This week young cooks take the spotlight.

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