Slow Food Los Angeles

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

15 September 2011
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Family Supper at Good Girl Dinette

The Young Folks Urban Farmers extend an invitation to Slow Food Los Angeles members and friends to attend their upcoming event, “Family Supper: A Celebration of Good Food and Community” at Good Girl Dinette in Highland Park. This celebration of … 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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9 January 2011
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“Stopping Bullets With Jobs”: Father Greg Boyle in conversation with Tavis Smiley

Homeboy Industries and the Homegirl Cafe have been contributors to Slow Food projects, most recently the Time for Lunch campaign to raise awareness about the Child Nutrition Act and need to improve the national school lunch program. Staff and volunteers … Continue reading

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