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Help Secure the Labeling of GMO Foods in NY

The NY Assembly Committee on Consumer Affairs and Protection has decided to hold a hearing for GMO Labeling Bill A3525-A! It is incredibly important that we fill the seats of this room with GMO labeling advocates from New York.

Food Stamps and the Farm Bill: Why Should New York City Care?

In the past, Farm Bills have provided safety nets for both farmers and eaters. Democrats and Republicans, urban and rural, recognized that food production and consumption are the two sides of America's food dime. The bills have balanced the interests of largely rural producers with those of largely urban eaters...until now.

Greek Wines Gaining a Place at the Table

With 4000 years of tradition and a track record of sustainable farming practices, Greek wines deserve more attention in the Western world... and they are finally starting to get it.

Mayoral Forum on Food Policy
 to be Livestreamed

Due to overwhelming demand to attend the July 17th Mayoral Forum on Food, the event will be livestreamed. This event offers the opportunity to come together, engage mayoral candidates, and learn their positions on food issues.

Other Community Events Round-up - July 2013

Slow Food NYC stands with and supports lots of other organizations that share our goal of moving towards a Good, Clean, and Fair food system. Each month we will post a round-up of events from other organizations that may be of interest.

The Salmon Runaround

Many states have no laws requiring the labeling of genetically modified foods, even as the FDA is considering the approval of genetically engineered fish. But it seems some supermarket chains have got our backs.

What is the Food and Farm Bill and why does Slow Food care?

Why do we care about the outcome of the current debate? Put starkly, the Food and Farm Bills of the past several decades subsidize farming and ranching that is not good, clean, or fair.

Other Community Events Round-up - June 2013

Slow Food NYC stands with and supports lots of other organizations that share our goal of moving towards a Good, Clean, and Fair food system. Each month we will post a round-up of events from other organizations that may be of interest.

Other Community Events Round-up - May 2013

Slow Food NYC stands with and supports lots of other organizations that share our goal of moving towards a Good, Clean, and Fair food system. Each month we will post a round-up of events from other organizations that may be of interest.

Food + Enterprise + Pitch Competition

Slow Money NYC and Food Book Fair give new companies a forum to present their business plans before expert judges and a live audience at the stylin' Wythe Hotel, in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

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