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Slow Food USA Blog

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

Michelle Obama Launches Childhood Obesity Effort

Feb. 9, 2010

by intern Julia Landau

Calling the childhood obesity epidemic “eminently solvable,” today the First Lady rolled out her plan to eradicate this serious health threat within one...

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


Flagstaff Youth Garden

Jan. 27, 2010

by Alaine Janosy

Youth gardens have become an integral part of spreading Slow Food USA’s message of good, clean, and fair food to young people throughout the country. Conserving and...

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


Young food activist looks back on 2009

Dec. 31, 2009

by Sam Levin, one of three coordinators of Project Sprout. Project Sprout is a student led and inspired onsite garden that supplements food served in the Monument Mountain High School (in Great...

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


National Young Farmers Coalition

Dec. 30, 2009

by Severine von Tscharner Fleming,
founding member of NYFC + director of the Greenhorns

Your farmer’s body needs protection.

Making it together.

The young farmers movement is growing, and...

read more... Tags: Farms and Farming, Food Justice, Policy, Take Action, Youth Food Movement


Slow Food on Campus raising awareness about fair food

Dec. 8, 2009

by intern Heather Teige

As promised, a report on the November activities of our Slow Food on Campus chapters!

This past month, the chapters focused on the “fair” part of Slow Food USA’s...

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


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