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Slow Food USA Blog

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

First Lady launches Chefs Move to Schools program

Jun. 9, 2010

by intern Christine Binder

Last Friday, nearly 500 chefs from 37 states, all dressed in their whites, convened on the White House lawn for the launch of the “Chefs Move to Schools” program. The...

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


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


Where do your legislators stand on school lunch?

Jun. 2, 2010

by intern Christine Binder

Recently, the Slow Food USA network sent over 40,000 letters to Congress asking Senators not to delay action on the Child Nutrition Act. The goal was for legislators...

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


White House Task Force releases plan to end childhood obesity

Jun. 1, 2010

by intern Christine Binder

Back in February, Michelle Obama unveiled Let’s Move!, her campaign to end childhood obesity. As part of this effort, President Obama established the Task Force on...

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


This week’s Food News

May. 28, 2010

by intern Christine Binder

The Food Movement, Rising – New York Review of Books
Michael Pollan’s epic essay charting the emergence and character of the food movement.

Oil reaches Louisiana...

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Contaminated Food, Dairy, Event, Farms and Farming, Food Justice, Labeling, Meat, News, Current Event, Policy, School Food


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