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Looking Forward to International Congress

08/06/12 | by Kathryn Gilmore | Policy, Terra Madre

Once every four years, Slow Food International brings together sustainable food systems leaders from around the world. Delegates discuss the organization’s goals and policy strategies, as well as elect management bodies to carry these goals forward. This October, the sixth International Congress will be held in Turin, Italy at the same time as Terra Madre. [...]

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Connecting Tortillas to the Garden: Teaching Entrepreneurship to Elementary School Students in Honduras

07/26/12 | by Dava Guthmiller | School Gardens

A visit to Honduras reveals what’s possible at a school garden even with economic struggles and a challenged education system.

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I Just Want to Learn Everything!

06/04/12 | by Kathryn Gilmore | For the Classroom, School Gardens

Last week, a gaggle of young students gathered at Sanchez Elementary School for “Cooking and Gardening Camp: All Plant Parts.” Hosted by the school and 18 Reasons, this four-day summer camp focused on the science and art of growing and cooking edible plants. The kids, ranging in age from 9 – 12, came from public [...]

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Creating an Epidemic of Healthy Eating and Active Living

05/26/12 | by Kathryn Gilmore | COBA

Slow Food San Francisco’s Mid Year Childhood Obesity Bay Area (COBA) Conference took place last week and we’re thrilled to say that it exceeded our expectations. Some of the most active and influential people involved in childhood obesity prevention gathered to discuss important policy, health and youth empowerment-related issues. It was a day of education, [...]

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