Slow Food USA Blog
Reflections, insights and news about the food movement and “going Slow”
Teaching Kids to Discover Food: Integrating Garden and Curriculum
Apr. 14, 2017
Guest writer Lauren Maples of Bija Kids uses her own life experience to integrate food and food justice into a preschool program, and explores the impacts of engaging young eaters with questions about our food system.
Tepary Beans and Tucson's Edible Inheritance
Feb. 17, 2017
The fact that North America's oldest foodshed is in a desert is an achievement in contradiction.
Letter to Michelle Obama
Jan. 18, 2017
It is difficult to fathom that eight years at the White House is almost over. We have been truly inspired by your leadership for a healthier America.
Common Threads presents Common Bytes: Innovative Online Nutrition Education
Oct. 19, 2016
Common Bytes is a new website that equips families and educators across the country to bring nutrition education into existing learning environments for preK-8th grade students.
Why Garden to Cafeteria Matters
Sep. 11, 2016
So why is it important for students to see their school garden produce served fresh on the salad bar? Besides the obvious nutritional benefits of eating fresh produce that has traveled only 100 feet from garden to plate, there are many educational opportunities are unique to the experience of participating in the food chain that supplies school cafeterias.