Slow Food USA Blog

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

Moving From Conscious Consumer to Engaged Citizen

May. 4, 2011

While many of us have become more conscious about the impacts of our personal food choices, we can’t fix the broken food system simply by changing what’s on our plate.

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Goats, pigs, cows, farm dogs ready for their close-ups

May. 4, 2011

Legislation pending in Iowa would make taking photos of a farm a criminal act. Similar bills have failed this year in Florida, New York, and Minnesota. We think a well-managed farm should have nothing to hide.

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A thank you note from Slow Food on Campus leader, Erin

Apr. 12, 2011

Slow Food on Campus leader Erin Swenson-Klatt reports back on her trip to Washington DC.

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Tell USDA how you feel about school lunch

Apr. 2, 2011

Help schools serve healthy food: email the USDA with your suggestions for implementing the Child Nutrition Act.

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Agricultural budget cuts got you down?

Mar. 22, 2011

This April we are working with the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) to send one of our Slow Food on Campus leaders, Erin, to Washington DC to meet with her Representative.

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