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Slow Food USA Blog

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

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


At long last, House legislators are taking on school lunch

Jun. 29, 2010

by intern Christine Binder

This Thursday morning, Representative George Miller (D-CA), chair of the House Education and Labor Committee, will be holding a full committee hearing on the...

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


Top Chef takes on school lunch

Jun. 24, 2010

by intern Christine Binder

When I heard that Sam Kass, White House assistant chef and Food Initiative Coordinator, was going to be the guest judge on Bravo TV’s Top Chef this week, I knew this...

read more... Tags: Film/TV/Radio, Policy, School Food


What’s for lunch: Cheetos with cheese?

Jun. 19, 2010

Recently, Slow Food USA President Josh Viertel visited with some high school students in California, one of whom shared with him the gory tale of hot Cheetos with melted cheese on top. In a bag....

read more... Tags: Food Justice, Policy, School Food


Child Nutrition Legislation introduced in the House

Jun. 10, 2010

by intern Christine Binder

Outside the Capitol Building earlier today, a bipartisan group of lawmakers introduced the Improving Nutrition for America’s Children Act of 2010. Representatives...

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


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