Slow Food USA Blog

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

Slow Food Charleston Moves to the Semi-Finals

Apr. 11, 2011

When local chef Nathalie Dupree suggested Slow Food Charleston enter the Let’s Move for Healthy Kids Contest, they had no idea it would be a hit; they’re now one of fifteen semifinalists across the country!

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Slow Food University of Wisconsin & Family Dinner Night

Apr. 7, 2011

Every Sunday night at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, one might find students gathered for a shared meal of any type of theme or global cuisine.

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We are all farmworkers

Mar. 3, 2011

President Josh Viertel joined over 900 people for a march to demand that Stop & Shop and its parent company Ahold do their part improve wages and working conditions for farm workers in the tomato fields of Immokalee, Florida.

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Slow Food Los Angeles “Sprouts” Healthy Eaters

Sep. 2, 2010

Thanks to a program hosted by the Milagro Allegro Community Garden in Highland Park, Los Angeles, we now have proof that nutrition education helps kids stay healthy.

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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...

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