Slow Food USA Blog

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

Froot Loops vs. Real Fruit: for Real Change Don’t Look to Obama

Feb. 11, 2011

Slow Food USA President Josh Viertel asked President Obama why it is cheaper to feed our kids Froot Loops than it is to feed them fruit, and what he was doing to reverse it. His response? He talked about Walmart.

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The Food and Climate Connection - New Video

Jul. 13, 2010

An amazing new video from WHY Hunger exploring the links between climate change and the global food system.

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Three people signed up to UFW’s “Take Our Jobs”

Jul. 9, 2010

by Julia Landau

Arturo Rodríguez of the United Farm Workers of America appeared on the Colbert Report last night, urging Americans to give farm work a try through the UFW’s Take Our Jobs...

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Slow Food St. Louis’ Awesome Airtime

Jun. 28, 2010

by Julia Landau

Slow Food Saint Louis has been making news! In the past few months, this chapter was invited to appear on a local lifestyles morning show three times, getting the word out about...

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Top Chef takes on school lunch

Jun. 24, 2010

by intern Christine Binder

When I heard that Sam Kass, White House assistant chef and Food Initiative Coordinator, was going to be the guest judge on Bravo TV’s Top Chef this week, I knew this...

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