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

More notes from the U.N.

May. 7, 2008

by Slow Food USA staffer Jerusha Klemperer
As this article from last Friday’s Wall Street Journal reports, the U.S. has proposed 770 million additional dollars of food aid to address the growing...

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Report from the U.N.

May. 6, 2008

by Slow Food USA staffer Jerusha Klemperer
Greetings from inside the United Nations where I am observing sessions of the Commission on Sustainable Development; this particular two-year cycle of...

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More on the Fast/Slow conundrum

May. 1, 2008

You may recall that last week we were musing about what happens when good small business sell themselves to big ones, and when fast food adheres to slow principles. We just came across this...

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Fighting for Farmland

Apr. 29, 2008

It’s happening all over the country, faster than we can keep track: farmland is being eradicated in favor of housing developments, malls, and highways. A week or so ago the Skagit Valley Herald,...

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Global Food Crisis

Apr. 28, 2008

The UN has scheduled a 2-day meeting in Bern, Switzerland, to discuss solutions to the escalating global food crisis. It will surely also be a hot topic of conversation when the Commission on...

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