Slow Food Los Angeles

Good, clean and fair food access for all of L.A.

3 January 2012
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School Garden Plugmob Alert

Irrepressible school garden advocate Mud Baron has announced the first plugmob of 2012. Representatives of school gardens can benefit from Mud’s work at the San Pedro Science Center and his network of donors and take away seeds and seedlings to … Continue reading

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14 April 2011
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Tell the LAUSD You Want Better Food For Los Angeles Students

Dr. John Deasy is about to take the helm of the Los Angeles Unified School District, and Slow Food Los Angeles is joining with Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution, USC’s Childhood Obesity Research Center, Food for Lunch, the Garden School Foundation, … Continue reading

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11 April 2011
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Helping Students Speak Out… About School Lunch

Taking the opportunity presented by the broadcast of Season 2 of Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution and the arrival of a new superintendent, John Deasy, Slow Food Los Angeles has joined with several Los Angeles organizations to support improvements to the … Continue reading

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13 February 2011
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“Froot Loops or Fruit?”: Why President Obama’s Response Matters to Slow Food

As part of a recent YouTube interview, President Obama responded to questions posed by individuals about a range of issues. Of more than 140,000 questions submitted, a simple one posed by Slow Food USA president Josh Viertel was selected. Josh … Continue reading

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12 February 2011
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LAUSD Sugar Fact Sheets

Two fact sheets detailing the high sugar content of LAUSD meals–and what you can do to call for change–have been prepared by Emily Ventura in collaboration with colleagues at the Childhood Obesity Center at USC’s Keck School of Medicine. (An … Continue reading

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1 November 2010
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Garden School Foundation’s Harvest Moon Fundraiser (and Workdays)

The Garden School Foundation invites Slow Food members and friends to Harvest Moon 2010, its autumn fundraiser to support the Foundation’s projects. All proceeds will benefit the Foundation, and those attending will enjoy hors d’oeuvres from Canelé restaurant and a … Continue reading

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