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Re: Slow Food and Food Security

  • Subject: Re: [cg] Slow Food and Food Security
  • From: Adam36055@aol.com
  • Date: Tue, 5 Nov 2002 09:32:35 EST

Keith,

It's a good thing, as far as it goes.  When I see members of groups like 
"Slow Food" showing up at zoning rallies to save farm land, shopping 
exclusively at local farmers markets and making the time to make regular 
contributions to their communities food security by volunteering in soup 
kitchens and getting involved in community gardening as a way for low income 
individuals to get food and build community, then I'll know they're serious.  

The foundues made of locally made cheeses on artesan made bread is great, but 
unless this is allied with a political movement for structual change in our 
food distribution system and the preservation of family farms, it'll just be 
a nice life-style fad. 

We still have lots of hungry in this country. They need food distributed to 
them as fast as possible. This Sunday I'll be serving food at my local soup 
kitchen. Hope people engaged in "Slow Food" also have similar involvements. 

Best wishes,
Adam Honigman

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