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Slow Food USA Blog

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

Slow Food Avoyelles helps build an edible schoolyard

Sep. 15, 2010

Thanks to the work of the faculty and students of Avoyelles Charter Public School, Slow Food Avoyelles, and the wider community, a once-empty space has been transformed into a vibrant and lively Edible Schoolyard.

read more... Tags: Farms and Farming, Food Justice, School Food, Take Action


One step closer to passing the Child Nutrition Act

Aug. 6, 2010

Just when we all assumed that Congress was too busy to talk child nutrition before their summer break, the Senate passed the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act late today.

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


School Lunch Update

Jul. 16, 2010

An update on the school lunch bill in the House of Representatives.

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Celebrity Chef and Army General Urge Congress to Fix School Lunch

Jul. 4, 2010

by intern Christine Binder

Last Thursday, Improving Nutrition for America’s Children Act of 2010 (H.R. 5504), the House’s version of the Child Nutrition Act.

Witnesses at the hearing included...

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From Animal Crackers to School Lunch Trays

Jul. 2, 2010

by guest blogger Bettina Elias Siegel of The Lunch Tray

When I was asked to write about why I recently started my blog, The Lunch Tray, I came to see that it really all started with a simple...

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


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