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

Food riots make the front page

Apr. 14, 2008

Riots in Haiti, in response to the inflation of food prices, have brought this issue of rising food prices around the world to the front page. Riots such as these have taken place in Egypt,...

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Rising Food Prices: The Perfect Storm

Apr. 8, 2008

We here at Slow Food USA have been saying for quite some time now that food in this country is too cheap, and have been urging people to think about the true cost of food. No one could have...

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Standing fast against fast food labor practices

Apr. 4, 2008

By Slow Food USA staff member Winnie Yang
In the Spring 2008 issue of the Snail (coming soon to a mailbox near you, if you’re a member), Candelario Velazquez describes the struggle of farmworkers...

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Zap it?

Apr. 2, 2008

by Slow Food USA staff member Jerusha Klemperer
Today, in the Dining Section of the NY Times, Mark Bittman and Harold McGee both approach the subject of the microwave.
Actually, I hesitate even to...

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The final whimpers of the Food and Farm Bill

Mar. 28, 2008

Although Congress passed an extension on 2002’s Farm Bill until April 18, requiems are already being said for the hopes and dreams everyone had for radical change.
"A little more than a year...

read more... Tags: Farms and Farming, News, Current Event, Policy


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