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

Towards More Sustainable Chocolate

Apr. 23, 2009

by Slow Food USA Intern Carol Dacey-Charles

As reported in the Washington Post, Mars, Inc. has partnered with the Rainforest certified by 2020. Apparently pressured by its rival Cadbury, who...

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Slow Food Atlanta Finds Power in Collaboration

Apr. 20, 2009

by Slow Food Atlanta Chapter Leader Judith Winfrey

Recently it seems like everybody is talking about food issues.  Thanks to the hard work of writers, farmers activists, and, of course, a...

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Coalition of Immokalee Workers get Governor’s Support

Mar. 31, 2009

As reported on the CIW website, Florida Governor Charlie Crist met with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers yesterday, issuing a statement of support that CIW calls "groundbreaking."

Many thanks...

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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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