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Slow Food USA Blog

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

First Lady launches Chefs Move to Schools program

Jun. 9, 2010

by intern Christine Binder

Last Friday, nearly 500 chefs from 37 states, all dressed in their whites, convened on the White House lawn for the launch of the “Chefs Move to Schools” program. The...

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


Eat Gulf seafood

Jun. 8, 2010

by Poppy Tooker, former chapter leader of Slow Food New Orleans and emeritus member of the Biodiversity Committee

The oil situation in the Gulf of Mexico is threatening an entire culture on...

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Contaminated Food, Event, Farms and Farming, News, Current Event, Seafood, Take Action


Mindful digging: Slow Food NYC builds their first neighborhood farm!

May. 28, 2010

by intern Shauna Nep

As anyone in my life will attest to, I talk a lot about the benefits of a neighborhood farm for a community. However, it is not often that I have the opportunity to...

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This week’s Food News

May. 28, 2010

by intern Christine Binder

The Food Movement, Rising – New York Review of Books
Michael Pollan’s epic essay charting the emergence and character of the food movement.

Oil reaches Louisiana...

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Contaminated Food, Dairy, Event, Farms and Farming, Food Justice, Labeling, Meat, News, Current Event, Policy, School Food


Congressman Michael Arcuri eats lunch with New York students

May. 26, 2010

by intern Christine Binder

On Friday, May 7th, Congressional Representative Michael Arcuri stood in the lunch line and thanked the school lunch ladies for his meal along with the 5th grade...

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