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Slow Food USA Blog

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

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,...

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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...

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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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Crop Mobs spread, hit NYC

Apr. 13, 2010

About 2 months ago the NY Times ran a piece on Crop Mobs in the Chapel Hill, NC area, describing it as a “monthly word-of-mouth (and -Web) event in which landless farmers and the agricurious...

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Join CIW’s Farmworker Freedom March

Apr. 8, 2010

by Damara Luce, Just Harvest USA

This April 16-18, you can join farmworkers, their families, and their allies as they take the movement for farmworker justice to the streets and call on the...

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