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Slow Food USA Blog

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

Food Deserts

May. 8, 2008

by Slow Food USA staffer Julia DeMartini Day
While the United Nations discusses desertification in drought-plagued areas of the developing world, an article in Monday’s NY Times brought our...

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Food Policy Here at Home

May. 8, 2008

by Slow Food USA staffer Jerusha Klemperer
Again and again at the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development sessions on Agriculture, representatives from other countries reported that...

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Global Food Crisis

Apr. 28, 2008

The UN has scheduled a 2-day meeting in Bern, Switzerland, to discuss solutions to the escalating global food crisis. It will surely also be a hot topic of conversation when the Commission on...

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More from Immokalee

Apr. 21, 2008

For those of you who may have just received your copy of the latest Snail magazine, you may have read, with interest, about the Coalition of Immokalee Workers ("Would You Like Some Justice with...

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Food riots make the front page

Apr. 14, 2008

Riots in Haiti, in response to the inflation of food prices, have brought this issue of rising food prices around the world to the front page. Riots such as these have taken place in Egypt,...

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