Los Angeles

School Lunch on KCRW’s Good Food

Evan Kleiman’s “Good Food” on KCRW is a favorite of Slow Food Los Angeles members and friends for timely information on good, clean, and fair food in and around the city. Don’t forget to tune […] Read More >>>

School Lunch in the News

Mary MacVean looks at the growing momentum in Congress for substantive changes to the Child Nutrition Act–the focus of Slow Food’s Time For Lunch campaign. Among those supporting improvements to the Act are Representative George […] Read More >>>

Time For Lunch in the Los Angeles Times

News is spreading about the Time For Lunch campaign and about Slow Food Los Angeles’s Labor Day Eat-ins: This morning’s “Daily Dish” on the Los Angeles Times’ website features a piece by Mary MacVean about […] Read More >>>

In the News (part 2)… Wednesday, August 19, 2009

School lunches are more and more in the news, which itself is good news. Slow Food USA’s Time For Lunch campaign is in full swing, and today’s news links reflects that: † “Why a Twenty-Something […] Read More >>>

In the News… Friday, August 14, 2009 (part 1)

There’s lots of news of interest to Slow Food Los Angeles members and friends in recent days, so this update will be in two parts: † “Out of the Kitchen, Onto the Couch”: Michael Pollan’s […] Read More >>>

In the News… Friday, July 10, 2009

The newswires are hot with information and commentary of interest to Slow Food Los Angeles members and friends: † San Francisco’s Food Policy: How can urban land be put to better use? How do cities […] Read More >>>

Josh Viertel and Ruth Reichl: Slow Food on Less Money

Slow Food USA president Josh Viertel and Ruth Reichl, editor-in-chief of Gourmet, appeared recently on Leonard Lopate’s WNYC show to discuss the importance of sustainable agriculture and how good, clean, and fair food can be […] Read More >>>

The Missing Link: Cooking

Saturday’s New York Times featured an op-ed contribution by Amanda Hesser that deserves attention. “Commander in Chef” highlights the fact that all too often, developing cooking skills–and the desire to cook–is overshadowed by issues surrounding […] Read More >>>

Food Matters with Mark Bittman and José Andrés

Earlier this week, the Center for American Progress in Washington, DC welcomed Mark Bittman, author of Food Matters and the popular Minimalist food column in The New York Times, and José Andrés, chef, author of […] Read More >>>

Rick Nahmias on Food Forward

Rick Nahmias contributed a wonderful summary of Food Forward’s mission and the great reception it has received to today’s Huffington Post. Alleviating hunger, fostering community interaction, and reducing the amount of wasted fruit from the […] Read More >>>

Michael Pollan: A Food and Farming Perspective on Obama’s First 100 Days

That there is anything to report about food and farming in the first 100 days is striking in itself… Michael Pollan is one of several writers and other commentators invited by Salon.com to review the […] Read More >>>

“Is a Food Revolution Now in Season?”

The front page of the Sunday New York Times Business section posed the question, “Is a Food Revolution Now in Season?” and considered the promising steps already taken by the Obama administration toward the goals […] Read More >>>