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Slow Food USA Blog

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

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...

read more... Tags: Food Justice, News, Current Event, Policy, School Food, Take Action


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...

read more... Tags: Food Justice, News, Current Event, Policy, Take Action


Fair Trade Holiday Caroling

Dec. 17, 2008

This holiday season, you can make merry and have fun while informing neighbors about ethical food!

Global Exchange is inviting individuals, nonprofits, schools, congregations, and youth groups...

read more... Tags: Farms and Farming, Food Justice, Take Action


Whopper Virgins

Dec. 10, 2008

by Slow Food USA staffer Jerusha Klemperer

I am not a Whopper virgin, but I like to think that I have, “Sex and the City” style, re-virginized myself by abstaining for the past 15 years,...

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


60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Dec. 10, 2008

Today, December 10th, is the 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, passed by the United Nations General Assembly in 1948--a declaration that, in its own words, establishes...

read more... Tags: Event, Food Justice, Uncategorized


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