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Good Food Film Series September Event: The Harvest/La Cosecha

In some countries, children pick crops for 14 hours a day. The United States is one of those countries. The fourth event in this summer’s Good Food film series, part of the opening day of […] Read More >>>

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 […] Read More >>>

In the News… Friday, February 8, 2008

† An Urban Farm as an Outdoor Social Space: Our Generation’s Symbol? That, in a nutshell, is the proposal by Don Wood and Amale Andraos of Work Architecture for a courtyard in Queens, New York: […] 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: Why Change “Chocolate”?; a Slow Food prince

† Why change the definition of chocolate? We know it’s a matter of dollars and cents, but why now? Tom Philpott at Grist posts some thoughts: At the time, I didn’t know why the industrial […] Read More >>>