Slow Food USA Blog

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

FOOD, Inc. goes nationwide

Jun. 18, 2009

Food, Inc. did so well in New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco, that it’s headed to 45 more theatres around the country, everywhere from Washington DC to Portland OR to Ft Lauderdale, FL.


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Universal Lunch Poised to Move Beyond Philly

Jun. 16, 2009

by Slow Food USA Interns Alex Tung and Leah Gorham

This week, the front line for getting better food into schools is Philadelphia.

After narrowly escaping the closure of its school breakfast...

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Remembering South Central Farm and Supporting Public Green Spaces

Jun. 12, 2009

The South Central Farm operated from 1994 until 2006 on East 41st and South Alameda Streets in South Central, Los Angeles. The South Central Farmers, primarily poor immigrant families from Latin...

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FOOD, Inc. Hits Theatres (and throws a punch at agribusiness, too)

Jun. 9, 2009

There are a bunch of sustainable food documentaries that have been kicking around our circles for a few years now. Some of them are very good--enlightening, celebratory, inspiring, damning. But...

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Summer Reading

Jun. 4, 2009

One of the great advents of the past few years has been “The Food Issue.” I’ve really enjoyed seeing magazines like The Nation, The New York Times, Yes magazine, Mother Jones, and The New Yorker...

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