Tackling the Childhood Obesity Epidemic

Childhood Obesity

08/07/13 | by admin | Programs

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the number of children in the United States who are classed as obese has more than doubled between 1980 and 2010, and the number of adolescents has actually tripled. Worryingly, the figures show that over a third of children and adolescents were obese in 2010.

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Spring in every bite at Convivial Table


03/28/13 | by Rena B Meyer | Slow Food SF Events

On a recent cool March evening, a group of happy eaters gathered at Izakaya Yuzuki for a spring-themed Slow Food dinner

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Success Through School Food and Beyond


03/14/13 | by John Casazza | Programs

On the edge of San Francisco’s Mission District is Sanchez College Preparatory School, an elementary school that is working to address issues of hunger, poor nutrition, and deteriorating health within one of the city’s most affected populations. The school has a child development center that has established a unique community-based program to improve nutrition and health habits for its 300 students and their families.

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Recology – Waste Zero


02/26/13 | by John Casazza | City

Every third Saturday of the month Recology offers the community a tour of its facilities in the south of San Francisco and a view of its Artist in Residence Program. So Slow Food San Francisco, with an interest in food, ecology, and culture, reserved a space for its members at the latest tour to learn more about San Francisco’s premier waste collection and recycling service.

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