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

Food Policy Here at Home

May. 8, 2008

by Slow Food USA staffer Jerusha Klemperer
Again and again at the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development sessions on Agriculture, representatives from other countries reported that...

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


Report from the U.N.

May. 6, 2008

by Slow Food USA staffer Jerusha Klemperer
Greetings from inside the United Nations where I am observing sessions of the Commission on Sustainable Development; this particular two-year cycle of...

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Farms and Farming, News, Current Event, Policy


Bart Simpson Has a Cow

Apr. 29, 2008

While network television is rarely a topic of discussion here, Sunday night’s episode of “The Simpsons” proves that awareness of industrial agriculture practices might be growing in the minds of...

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Fighting for Farmland

Apr. 29, 2008

It’s happening all over the country, faster than we can keep track: farmland is being eradicated in favor of housing developments, malls, and highways. A week or so ago the Skagit Valley Herald,...

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Global Food Crisis

Apr. 28, 2008

The UN has scheduled a 2-day meeting in Bern, Switzerland, to discuss solutions to the escalating global food crisis. It will surely also be a hot topic of conversation when the Commission on...

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


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