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yesterday at 15:00. Facebook
Dear Michelle Obama,

Eight years ago, the country was in a crisis of increasing proportions and waistline girth that threatened the future lifespans of our children and added billions of dollars to the national healthcare bill. The future of our children was being threatened by poor choices in the food we eat, in the way we spend our free time, and how we use our valuable resources. The...
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Letter to Michelle Obama

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Slow Food USA
01/17/2017 at 21:21. Facebook
The Ark of Taste is a tool for #farmers, #ranchers, #fishers, #chefs, #grocers, #educators and #consumers to seek out and celebrate our country's diverse biological, cultural and culinary heritage. Nominate a product today: [ Slowfoodusa.org Link ] #diversity #biodiversity #foodculture #arkoftaste
Slow Food USA
01/16/2017 at 15:25. Facebook
Chickens have a reputation for being profoundly dumb, but in fact they are remarkably intelligent and may even be empathic

Despite what you might think, chickens are not stupid

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01/15/2017 at 19:05. Facebook
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01/14/2017 at 16:54. Facebook
Join the #conversation! Slow Food followers who would you like to see as the next Secretary of Agriculture? #agriculture #Trump #nextsecretary Food Tank: The Food Think Tank #futureoffood

Next Secretary of Agriculture? – Food Tank

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Slow Food USA
01/13/2017 at 16:34. Facebook
Only the unity of people of all walks of life, #races, #socioeconomic classes, and #religious groups can create an impact that will shake Americans and our food system. #diversity #movement #NewYear #moveforward Howard Conyers #slowfoodchapters #slowfood #fairfood #farmers #chefs #community #defendthefuture #foodsystem

The Importance of Diversity in a Food Movement

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With #ArkofTaste #rawmilkcheese work beginning to heat up (warm but not quite at boiling), this wonderful podcast by Dan Saladino is worth a listen.

The Future of Cheese, Food Programme - BBC Radio 4

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Be part of the annual celebration of America's top food crafters. Join us at the Good Food Awards. A unique ceremony with keynote speaker #WinonaLaDuke; Master of Ceremonies #SamMogannam and honorary hosts #AliceWaters and #NellNewman. Buy your tickets here: [ Eventbrite.com Link ] #goodfoodawards #slowfood #foodevent #California #goodfood
"People want a different relationship to food. We are here as a global food community to connect each and everyone one of us to each other, food, and food traditions. So that we begin to enjoy it not just as fuel, but as politics, economy, and pleasure."—Richard McCarthy. Tune in to Richard's #podcast #interview with #GreenSenseRadio #slowfood #news #politics
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Green Sense Radio by Green Sense Media on iTunes

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Washington Post: "What is becoming clear is that in schools with gardens, the students do better.For many of these children, nature, once discovered, will seep into their lives in ways that can and cannot be quantified."
#SchoolGarden #OutdoorEducation #GardenEducation #education #slowfood #youthgardens #AdrianHiggins #teaching

As school gardens spread, so do the teaching moments

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Must Read! Our Executive Director Richard McCarthy reflects on the ideological norms of globalization, the industrial food system, Trump's campaign, and the future of our movement. #globalization #industrialfood #foodsystem #slowfoodmovement #trump #futureoffood #farmers #takeaction #Brexit #rethinkgrowth #foodpolitics #slowfoodnations #MarenAde #ToniErdmann

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My Feast of the Epiphany: Making Sense of a Changing World

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Farmers, certifiers, and scientists collaborated to create the new standard, which could impact both consumers and the industry.

A New Grassfed Dairy Label on the Horizon | Civil Eats

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Filmmaker Jennifer Tennican teamed up with Slow Food in the Tetons to produce "Hearts of Glass", a documentary that will share the stories of the people who staff the Vertical Harvest of Jackson Hole, a urban greenhouse in downtown Jackson, WY.
Story link here: [ Planetjh.com Link ]
#documentary #slowfood #urbangreenhouse #planetjh #Art #culture #film #verticalharvest #JenniferTennican
Thank you David Shields for your amazing work! #savebiodiversity #indigenousfood #slowfood #heirloomproduce #southernfood

The Lost Ancestral Peanut Of The South Is Revived

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The Kadyos Bean is an Ark of Taste product grown in the Philippines also known as the Congo pea or black-eyed pea.The legume is high in vitamins and minerals, and has a rich, nutty flavor. Learn more about the Ark of Taste library here:[ Slowfoodusa.org Link ]
Margarita Forés #arkoftaste #slowfood #Kaydosbean #localproduct #savebiodiversity #foodcommunity #congopea #blackeyedpea...
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Only a vast array of diverse people can create a different future through food. Writer Kelly Moore once wrote, "diversity is critical to the sustainability of the global food system because no single set of solutions, created under a single cultural and social system, is likely to produce the range of ideas and approaches needed to create lasting and evolving solutions to the challenges of...
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It has been an amazing year for us! Our movement continues to grow with people passionate about loving the earth and defending the future of food. Today is the last day of our campaign. We ask you to help support our movement with an end-of-year donation today. All gifts are tax deductible, include membership (last chance for this offer!), and will support the important work we have in store...
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When you become a member for any amount, you enable networking from field to fork, and show children and adults how to love the earth and defend the future. Will you join Slow Food? Together, let's resolve to listen to the real experts, to gather together, to share our food, and to go Slow.
Join Here: [ Slowfoodusa.org Link ]

#slowfood #givewhatyoucan #anyamount #membership #goslow...
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Slow Food International is listed on Food Tank: The Food Think Tank list of organizations to watch for in 2017! #foodsystem #foodprogress #foodcommunity #foodtank #slowfood #2017 #newyear

117 Organizations to Watch in 2017 – Food Tank

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Pledge to go slow this upcoming year! Buy whole ingredients. Avoid processed stuff with long ingredient lists. Grow some of your own food. Join a community garden or volunteer in a local school garden. Connect with your local Slow Food chapter for events and community projects. Shake the hand that feeds you. Hashtag #Ipledgetogoslow and tell us how you will go slow 2017. #community #slowfood...
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