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Slow Food USA Blog

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

Bug Juice, Hot Dogs, and Fries, Oh My!

Jun. 8, 2010

by intern Maia Piccagli



Many of you may recognize Dr. Susan Rubin, the leader of Slow Food Westchester, from the school food documentary, 2 Angry Moms. What you may not know is that last...

read more... Tags: Farms and Farming, School Food, Take Action, Uncategorized, Youth Food Movement


Grown & Cooked in Detroit

May. 19, 2010

Greetings from Detroit, where I’m attending the 5th Annual Farm to Cafeteria conference.

COOKING
On Monday, as a lead-up to the conference, I acted as one of the judges for the Healthy Schools...

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Farms and Farming, Film/TV/Radio, Food Justice, School Food, Youth Food Movement


Julie Shaffer, Sustainable Food Service Education Coordinator

May. 14, 2010

by Jenna Schweitzer
This article first appeared on Generation Response, one of Emory University’s campus publications.

In her office, Julie Shaffer has a life-size cardboard cut-out of a farmer,...

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Campus chapter learns to hand-pound taro

May. 7, 2010

by Gida Snyder, head of the SFOC chapter at Kapiolani Community College

hand-pounded taro or pa`i`ai, (essentially poi before water is added to thin it out.)

Daniel Anthony, Mana `Ai’s...

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Event, Youth Food Movement


FoodCorps: Americorps manpower for school gardens and school food

May. 5, 2010

Imagine AmeriCorps service members building and tending school gardens and developing Farm to School programs for public schools around the country.

That’s the vision for FoodCorps, a new...

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


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