Slow Food USA Blog

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

Bees feed us: now they need our help

Mar. 2, 2011

Honeybees are under attack but despite years of research the culprit for colony collapse disorder (CCD) has yet to be identified.

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Watch Slow Food USA President Josh Viertel on TedX

Feb. 12, 2011

Watch the live steam of the TedX Manhattan event, where over 20 high-profile speakers, including Slow Food USA’s President Josh Viertel, are discussing how we can improve food and farming for everyone.

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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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