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Slow Food USA Blog

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

A honey of an excursion: O'ahu

May. 26, 2010

by Rike Weiss

Tucked away in the foothills of the Ko`olau mountain range on the lush windward side of O`ahu, the apiary and honey house in Wai`ahole Valley were the destination for a Slow Food...

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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...

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Students on the rise: “lets get CoFed”

Apr. 30, 2010

by Yonatan Landau

Think of the last time you saw something that pissed you off enough to do something amazing about it.  Maybe it was a long grocery line or a bumper sticker for the Tea Party,...

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


Earth Day thoughts

Apr. 22, 2010

As I drove from the Columbus OH airport towards Athens, I passed a billboard that read “Every day is Earth Day for a farmer.” A dairy barn on my left, fields on my right. I was headed into the...

read more... Tags: Event, Farms and Farming, News, Current Event, Uncategorized, Youth Food Movement


Michelle Obama’s Obesity Summit

Apr. 15, 2010

by Debra Eschmeyer

When President Obama established a “Presidential task force on childhood obesity” in February, Grist’s Tom Laskawy wondered whether our nation’s first federal food policy...

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