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“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 >>>

“Organic Groups Call for Changes in Farm Bill”

Each year billions of dollars in farm aid goes to the Midwest to help buoy corn and soybean growers who traditionally have relied on subsidies to correct marketplace imbalances. But this year organic organizations across […] Read More >>>

Legislation Reminders

Slow Food members have often cooperated with and contributed to the California Food & Justice Coalition’s efforts to sponsor, support, or defeat legislation that will affect the quality of food, access to food, and land […] Read More >>>

Action Alert: AB 826 for Governor’s Signature

Our friends at the California Food and Justice Coalition have sent us the following news regarding AB 826, the farm-to-school legislation, and have asked for our support in the next phase. Please read on: AB […] Read More >>>

Farm to School News

Our friends at the California Food and Justice Coalition have sent us an update regarding AB 826, The California Farm to School Child Nutrition Act: As we enter the final stretch of this years legislative […] Read More >>>

Action Alert: AB 826 Vote

The California Food and Justice Coalition has asked for our help as AB 826 moves toward a vote. Details below: Please Call Your Assembly Member By May 31st! Thanks to so much support from CFJC’s […] Read More >>>

Action Alert: Letters of Support Urgently Needed for AB 826 (Nava)

AB 826 (Nava) has been referred to both the Assembly Education and Agriculture committees. The California Food and Justice Coalition has asked for Slow Food member support as they expect that the bill will be […] Read More >>>

California Food and Justice Coalition Action Alert

The California Food and Justice Coalition has issued the following action alert: Topic: Support Farm to School in California: Attend the California Assembly Agriculture Committee Informational Hearing: “Farm to School: How can California Farmers get […] Read More >>>

Action Alert: Pesticide Drift Exposure Response Act

The Social Action Committee has issued an action alert in connection with the California Food and Justice Coalition. Urgent email is needed regarding SB 391, the Pesticide Drift Exposure Response Act. Please read on… Summary […] Read More >>>

Q&A with Marion Nestle

Welcome to the first installment of Slow Food USA’s new Q & A series! Through this new format, Slow Food hopes to tap the brains of many opinion leaders and friends of Slow Food, and […] Read More >>>