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

(Food and) Farm Bill Update

Dec. 7, 2007

After a giant log-jam, as of yesterday, things are finally moving in the Senate again. This means that the (Food and) Farm Bill has a shot at getting passed before the Senate takes its holiday...

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good, clean, and yes, FAIR

Dec. 7, 2007

You might know Eric Schlosser best for Fast Food Nation, and the subsequent movie version, and the subsequent for-teens book called Chew On This. It turns out that his muckraking about the food...

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What’s in a word?

Nov. 29, 2007

People are a-buzz about Oxford University Press' selection of “locavore" as its word of the year (having beat out several words some of us may never have heard of– "bacn,” anyone?).
It’s...

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Food Banks in Peril Nationwide

Nov. 26, 2007

by Slow Food USA intern Samantha Taylor

It’s the brink of the holiday season and the latest news is that there is a devastating dearth in the supply of Food Banks across the country. America’s...

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Leafy Greens Action Alert

Nov. 19, 2007

If you would like to support the small grower (yes, please), and voice your frustration with legislation that seems to miss the point (yup, count me in), please consider registering your comments...

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