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In the News… Friday, July 13, 2007

† The Two Americas of Food?: Are there two Americas for food, one for the well-off and well-located, and the another for the rest (i.e., the most)? This is the question posted by Anna Lappé […] Read More >>>

In the News… Friday, July 6, 2007

† “The Debate Over Subsidizing Snacks”: That’s the title of an article by Marian Burros published in the New York Times on the Fourth of July. If you’ve passed on reading other articles about the […] Read More >>>

In the News… Friday, June 29, 2007

† EWG Farm Bill Petition: The Environmental Working Group is collecting signatures online and has asked that Slow Food Los Angeles and other organizations concerned with the Farm Bill debate spread the word to our […] Read More >>>

In the News…Tuesday, May 15, 2007

Items that may be of interest to Slow Food members and friends: † Farm Bill News: Representative Collin Peterson of the House Agriculture Committee has announced that markups on at least three of the titles […] Read More >>>

An encouraging Farm Bill proposal?

Tom Philpott at Grist posts news of a new Farm Bill proposal introduced yesterday by Representatives Rosa DeLauro (D-Connecticut) and Wayne Gilchrest (R-Maryland). He notes: First of all, it deals with commodity subsidies boldly: by […] Read More >>>

In the News…More on Caltech Olive Oil, the Farm Bill, Eating Locally

† Caltech Olive Oil: An NPR interview with Caltech students who are producing olive oil from campus-grown olives. † The Farm Bill: Fattening Waistlines and Pocketbooks: An op-ed piece in the Baltimore Sun by Scott […] Read More >>>

The 2007 Farm Bill: Slow Food Stands Up

Many of our readers have asked for more information about the 2007 Farm Bill and what Slow Food as an organization is doing. We’re pleased that Slow Food USA has issued a position statement and […] Read More >>>

“You Are What You Grow”

This Sunday’s (April 22, 2007) New York Times Magazine features an essay by Michael Pollan about the Farm Bill: Compared with a bunch of carrots, a package of Twinkies, to take one iconic processed foodlike […] Read More >>>

News from the California Food & Justice Coalition (CFJC)

Farm Bill Forum: Ventura For Slow Food members and friends in the Ventura area, the CFJC has announced a Farm Bill forum in Ventura on Thursday, March 29, 2007 from 1:00-4:00pm. The event will be […] Read More >>>

Think the Farm Bill doesn’t concern you? Think again.

In the coming weeks, Slow Food Los Angeles will be sharing more information with our members and friends about the Farm Bill. In the meantime, please note the following event in Berkeley, which will also […] Read More >>>

Catching Up: Readings and Recommendations

Several articles have appeared in recent days that may be of interest to Slow Food members and friends: Leslee Komaiko of the Los Angeles Times spotlights the Freeze Relief efforts by local chefs and restauranteurs […] Read More >>>

“Amber Fields of Bland”: Evaluating the Farm Bill

If you missed it, Dan Barber, chef of Blue Hill at Stone Barns (New York state), contributed to the debate over the upcoming Farm Bill in last Sunday’s New York Times: There’s invariably something risky, […] Read More >>>