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

(Food and) Farm Bill Passes in Senate

Dec. 17, 2007

The Farm Bill passed last week on the Senate floor, with a vote of 79-14. There were some major disappointments, and some modest but important successes. However, no one can argue with the fact...

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(Food and) Farm Bill Update

Dec. 14, 2007

As of today, the Dorgan-Grassley amendment– the amendment that proposed payment limits for subsidies–failed on the Senate floor, 56-43. That’s 56 votes FOR the amendment, and yet, that counts as...

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The Case for Taste

Dec. 13, 2007


Tom Philpott over at Grist gives us one more reason to eat and savor a Louisiana Heritage strawberry, say, rather than an industrially grown big red thang.
Not only are the industrially grown...

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(Food and) Farm Bill Update

Dec. 7, 2007

After a giant log-jam, as of yesterday, things are finally moving in the Senate again. This means that the (Food and) Farm Bill has a shot at getting passed before the Senate takes its holiday...

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good, clean, and yes, FAIR

Dec. 7, 2007

You might know Eric Schlosser best for Fast Food Nation, and the subsequent movie version, and the subsequent for-teens book called Chew On This. It turns out that his muckraking about the food...

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