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

Standing fast against fast food labor practices

Apr. 4, 2008

By Slow Food USA staff member Winnie Yang
In the Spring 2008 issue of the Snail (coming soon to a mailbox near you, if you’re a member), Candelario Velazquez describes the struggle of farmworkers...

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New corn on the blog

Mar. 18, 2008

by Membership Assistant, Julia De Martini Day
"Sin maíz, no hay país!" “Without corn, there is no country!” were the words chanted by the Independent Women’s Movement on International Women’s...

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Restore Community Food Projects

Feb. 1, 2008

From our friends at Community Food Security Coalition
re: Community Food Projects, which are designed to increase food security in communities, improving the self-reliance of community members...

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Kenya’s Food Crisis

Jan. 17, 2008

Press Release, January 17, 2008
Slow Food International
Press Office
The political crisis in Kenya is now turning into a food crisis. Some of the areas hit the hardest by violence — among them...

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Food Sovereignty 101

Jan. 7, 2008

Grassroots International, a Boston-based organization that “supports the initiatives of peasants and family farmers, women and indigenous groups to protect human rights to land, water and food,”...

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