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

As Water Recedes, Assessments Roll In

Jun. 17, 2008

Iowa experienced the flood of the century 15 years ago. That, of course, was a different century.
Over the last week Iowans have seen floods unlike any in living memory. 1400 city blocks in Cedar...

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Here’s to good news…?

Jun. 14, 2008

Everywhere you turn it’s bad news about food: tomato scares, bad harvests, peak oil and the global food crisis.
It’s hard not to feel demoralized and/or scared. As we head into this summer...

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FAO Summit Convenes

Jun. 2, 2008

“Amazingly, there is very little attention being paid to what fundamentally underpins all of our food systems - biodiversity and the services provided by ecosystems, such as soil, water and...

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Victory! A Penny a Pound

May. 27, 2008

An exciting update for those of you who have been following the fight (both in the news and here on our blog) between the Coalition of Immokalee Workers and Burger King: Burger King has finally...

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Farm Bill Passes in House…Senate next?

May. 15, 2008

Yesterday the (Food and) Farm Bill passed in the House and is poised to pass in the Senate today. As we mentioned last week, Bush is ready to veto but the numbers in the House vote suggest that...

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