Slow Food USA Blog

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

Fixing School Lunch in America

Feb. 26, 2010

by intern Christine Binder

Last month, I attended a meeting of parents at a Brooklyn public school. Janet Poppendieck, the author of Free for All: Fixing School Lunch in America, led a...

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Eating in: not so hard

Feb. 25, 2010

A week ago I wrote about Cathy Erway’s book The Art of Eating In and about HuffPost’s challenge to its readers to like Cathy did and eat in for one week. So, here goes my progress...

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Get Cooking with The Art of Eating In

Feb. 15, 2010

Thanks to Cathy Erway I right now have bread dough rising on my kitchen counter. 3 years ago I read Mark Bittman’s NY Times article with Jim Lahey’s phenomenally easy bread recipe, but...

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Best Food Writing of 2009

Jan. 21, 2010

by Julia Middleton

My mother and I have been arguing for years about how to make the perfect soft boiled egg so when she scanned the table of contents in the “Best Food Writing 2009”...

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Obama:The Pizza Delivery Guy of Change?

Jan. 20, 2010

by intern Emily Vaughn

“Raj, does everything for you always come back to food?”

At a lecture at the New York Society for Ethical Culture last week, moderator Amy Goodman—host of...

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