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Slow Food USA Blog

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

Grown & Cooked in Detroit

May. 19, 2010

Greetings from Detroit, where I’m attending the 5th Annual Farm to Cafeteria conference.

COOKING
On Monday, as a lead-up to the conference, I acted as one of the judges for the Healthy Schools...

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Farms and Farming, Film/TV/Radio, Food Justice, School Food, Youth Food Movement


Julie Shaffer, Sustainable Food Service Education Coordinator

May. 14, 2010

by Jenna Schweitzer
This article first appeared on Generation Response, one of Emory University’s campus publications.

In her office, Julie Shaffer has a life-size cardboard cut-out of a farmer,...

read more... Tags: Farms and Farming, School Food, Uncategorized, Youth Food Movement


FoodCorps: Americorps manpower for school gardens and school food

May. 5, 2010

Imagine AmeriCorps service members building and tending school gardens and developing Farm to School programs for public schools around the country.

That’s the vision for FoodCorps, a new...

read more... Tags: Farms and Farming, Food Justice, News, Current Event, School Food, Take Action, Youth Food Movement


Slow Food Northern New Jersey is Growing Minds

May. 3, 2010

by intern Lila Wilmerding

Among other organizations, Maple Avenue School in Newark, New Jersey has partnered with Slow Food Northern New Jersey to integrate growing vegetables, healthy eating,...

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


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,...

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


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