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

Meatless Monday

Jul. 13, 2009

Your mentors (Pollan, Nestle, Lappe) have urged you to eat more plants and less meat, for the health of ourselves and the health of our planet. You have, perhaps, nodded in agreement, then forked...

read more... Tags: Farms and Farming, Meat, Take Action


FOOD, Inc. goes nationwide

Jun. 18, 2009



Food, Inc. did so well in New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco, that it’s headed to 45 more theatres around the country, everywhere from Washington DC to Portland OR to Ft Lauderdale, FL.

It...

read more... Tags: Farms and Farming, Film/TV/Radio, Food Justice, Meat, News, Current Event, Policy, Take Action


FOOD, Inc. Hits Theatres (and throws a punch at agribusiness, too)

Jun. 9, 2009

There are a bunch of sustainable food documentaries that have been kicking around our circles for a few years now. Some of them are very good--enlightening, celebratory, inspiring, damning. But...

read more... Tags: Contaminated Food, Dairy, Farms and Farming, Food Justice, Labeling, Meat, Policy, Take Action


Oh, That’s a Heritage Chicken

May. 8, 2009

On April 17, our RAFT partner, American Livestock Breeds Conservancy, publicly unveiled a Heritage Chicken Definition.

Generally, we think of heritage as meaning foods that are naturally produced...

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Farms and Farming, Labeling, Meat


College Students Learn Where Their Food Comes From (and Goes To)

Apr. 27, 2009

by Terra Madre 2008 delegate Annie Myers

Some projects are inspired by enthusiasm, some by curiosity, or morality, ambition, passion, friendship, or obligation. The inspiration for Radishes and...

read more... Tags: Event, Farms and Farming, Meat, Policy, Take Action, Youth Food Movement


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