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

Uprising Seeds

Sep. 17, 2008

by Slow Food staffer Julia De Martini Day

Brian Campbell from Uprising Seeds flew from Northern Washington State to San Francisco to attend Changemakers' Day at Slow Food Nation, and to be...

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


Labor Day(s)

Sep. 5, 2008

Labor Day is a few days gone now--please forgive the slowness of this post.

In honor of Labor Day, we’d like to call your attention to a panel that was held at Changemakers Day this past Friday. ...

read more... Tags: Event, Farms and Farming, Food Justice


Global Food Politics

Aug. 7, 2008

2 interesting articles on the global food system caught our eye–would love to hear your thoughts on each.
The shipment of 450 pounds of California Strawberries to China, for the Olympians–what...

read more... Tags: Farms and Farming, Food Justice, News, Current Event


Ramen every night, or

Jul. 28, 2008

We’re not sure if this is an actual trend or just journalists looking for a story but here’s a report that college students, low on dough, are turning up at food banks.
This, alongside the the...

read more... Tags: Food Justice, News, Current Event, Youth Food Movement


Fair?

Jul. 14, 2008

The fact that undocumented workers are:
a) indispensible to several industries in this country, especially food and
b) working in horrible conditions
is becoming impossible to ignore, or at least...

read more... Tags: Food Justice, News, Current Event


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