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

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,...

read more... Tags: Film/TV/Radio, Food Justice, News, Current Event


The Revolution Will Not Be Pasteurized

Apr. 8, 2008

by Slow Food USA staffer Makalé Faber Cullen
This month’s Harper’s magazine features an excellent article by Nathanael Johnson who takes on the North American black market in raw milk and it’s...

read more... Tags: Dairy, Food Justice


Rising Food Prices: The Perfect Storm

Apr. 8, 2008

We here at Slow Food USA have been saying for quite some time now that food in this country is too cheap, and have been urging people to think about the true cost of food. No one could have...

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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...

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


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...

read more... Tags: Farms and Farming, Food Justice, News, Current Event


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