Slow Food Los Angeles

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

18 December 2008
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In the News… Thursday, December 18, 2008

Many Slow Food members and friends have been expressing their opinions about how the next administration’s food policy should take shape and who should occupy key food-related positions in the Obama administration. Earlier this week President-elect Obama announced that former … Continue reading

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11 December 2008
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Secretary of Food?

Nicholas Kristof’s op-ed piece in yesterday’s New York Times suggests that while finding appropriate candidates for the Secretary of Agriculture position is necessary, we need a more radical rethinking of the position itself. “Secretary of Food” captures the spirit: Read … Continue reading

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13 September 2008
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Schlosser, Patel, and Barber on Good, Clean, and Fair Food

Tom Philpott of Grist has posted his observations of and several videos from and related to Slow Food Nation: Eric Schlosser, author of Fast Food Nation, talks about the need to consider the rights of workers who help bring the … Continue reading

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22 July 2008
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Chefs Collaborative on Sustainable Seafood

Chefs Collaborative recently published “Seafood Solutions: A Chef’s Guide to Sourcing Sustainable Seafood.” Although it is addressed to chefs who make seafood purchasing decisions, the guide offers definitions, helpful information, and useful questions to consider when making seafood purchases for … Continue reading

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