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Slow Food USA Blog

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

School meal providers convening to FOCUS on school lunch

Mar. 19, 2010

by intern Julia Landau

Over 100 school food service directors, community activists, and government agency partners will convene at the second Annual Meeting of the organization School Food FOCUS...

read more... Tags: Event, Farms and Farming, Food Justice, Policy, School Food, Take Action


Iron Chef, whole grains edition

Mar. 15, 2010

by Robin Kerber, CIA Student and volunteer with Slow Food Hudson Valley

As I sat in the car, waiting for my friends, I was thinking about a recipe for winter barley vegetable soup: butternut...

read more... Tags: Event, School Food, Uncategorized, Youth Food Movement


Obama Justice Dept. is investigating Big Ag companies

Mar. 10, 2010

On Friday, the U.S. Department of Justice will hold the first of five workshops to determine whether a handful of food and farming companies are exercising monopoly control over the industry. This...

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Contaminated Food, Event, Farms and Farming, Food Justice, Meat, News, Current Event, Policy, Take Action


Chicago Kids Write to Eat

Mar. 9, 2010

by Emily Dagostino, Slow Food Chicago volunteer

Wee toddlers scribbling in crayon, kids and teenagers tuned into the trouble with today’s school lunches, and parents advocating for the...

read more... Tags: Event, Farms and Farming, Food Justice, Policy, School Food, Take Action


The School Lunch Revolution in San Diego

Mar. 8, 2010

by intern Julia Landau

What can one Slow Food chapter, one local school, a Whole Foods Market, and a Renegade Lunch Lady get done together? Just ask Slow Food Urban San Diego, who just spent two...

read more... Tags: Event, Farms and Farming, Food Justice, Policy, School Food, Take Action


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