Slow Food USA Blog

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

A Slow Food Reading List

Mar. 9, 2009

From time to time we get requests from people for a Slow Food reading list. In the days before the blog, there was the Slow Food Forum, and on it lived an evolving document to this effect. We’ve...

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What’s for Lunch?

Feb. 26, 2009

This week we have been focusing on the Farm to College efforts around the country. Today, we shift our focus to K-12, where what is served in the lunchroom is also a) up for grabs and b) vitally...

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USDA no. 2 pick is surprising and exciting

Feb. 24, 2009

First Vilsack surprised us all with his ripping up concrete and laying down dirt*; with his comments about supporting local food; with his confession about childhood obesity.

Then on Monday--in...

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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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