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Slow Food USA Blog

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

A New Midwestern Voice for the Sustainable Food Movement

Mar. 25, 2009

We were happy to see Food Democracy Now’s Dave Murphy featured by Jane Black in the Washington Post.

Remember the Food Democracy Now petition for the “sustainable 6” for Secretary of Agriculture,...

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Another victory for the Coalition of Immokalee Workers

Mar. 12, 2009

Thanks to all of those of you who wrote letters to Florida Governor Charlie Crist, urging him to acknowledge the slave labor conditions in Immokalee Florida.

After several months of resistance,...

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Slow Food USA President Checks out Immokalee

Mar. 6, 2009

“We need to understand every time you eat something you are eating the story behind that food.” - Josh Viertel

On Wednesday, SFUSA President Josh Viertel went in search of that story. He...

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Dear Mom-in-Chief

Feb. 12, 2009

by Debra Eschmeyer

As First Lady you have the ability to set the table for what our nation’s children eat by adding a plank of food justice to your platform. Many ideas have already been...

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Help End Modern Day Slavery

Feb. 5, 2009

If you could help end modern-day slavery in Florida’s fields with an email, would you? Slow Food is continuing to support the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW), a community worker rights...

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