Los Angeles

What’s going on with the Time For Lunch Campaign?

Since meeting so many members, friends, and neighbors at our Labor Day Eat-Ins we’ve been quiet on the subject of Slow Food USA’s Time For Lunch campaign and the Child Nutrition Act. What’s going on? […] 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 >>>

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 >>>

Proposition 2: California votes tomorrow

Naomi Starkman interviews Wayne Pacelle, President of the Humane Society, about Proposition 2, a California ballot measure that’s of significant interest to Slow Food members and friends in California, and one that should be of […] Read More >>>

Contacting Legislators to Save Fresh Start

Our colleagues at the California Food Policy Advocates have issued a call to action regarding the Fresh Start Program: The wildly successful effort to bring more fresh produce to school children is scheduled to perish! […] 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 >>>

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 >>>

California Bill Would Require Cloned Food Labels

From the April 17, 2007 New York Times: Steaks, pork chops, milk and other products from cloned livestock would have to be clearly labeled on grocers’ shelves under a bill pending in the California Legislature. […] 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 >>>