Kids And Slow Food

Posted on Aug 10, 2010 in Article, Garden, Kids | No Comments
Dania and Lily Katz at the Slow Food Maui Taste Education event at Ali'i Kula Lavender.

Dania and Lily Katz at the Slow Food Maui Taste Education event at Ali'i Kula Lavender.

Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution gave us a revealing and frightening look at the state of food and eating in America. It’s alarming and heartbreaking to watch how some kids in elementary school don’t know the difference between a tomato and a potato, or where ketchup comes from.

So it’s uplifting when an article like this comes along, written for Edible Hawaiian Islands by Lily Katz, daughter of Slow Food Maui’s Dania Katz, about their family planting an edible garden in their Maui backyard in response to the kids in Hawaii essentially being ”laid off” when the state ran out of money and declared “Furlough Friday”.

Read Lily’s article at Edible Hawaiian Islands

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