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Earth Day 2024 Focuses On Planet Vs Plastics

Friday, 19 April 2024, 12:53 pm | Slow Food International

From the Slow Food Earth Markets Network:  Concrete Solutions to Reduce the Use of Plastics in the Food Chain and Protect the Environment Earth Day 2024 focuses on Planet vs Plastics “It is urgent to denounce once more the overuse of ... More >>

COP27 Must Turn Away From False Solutions Regarding Food Systems

Wednesday, 9 November 2022, 6:51 pm | Slow Food International

With COP27 just beginning (November 6-18), Slow Food raises the alarm about the serious lack of progress toward tackling the impact of food and agriculture on climate and building a resilient food system. As highlighted in Slow Food’s Climate Declaration ... More >>

The 8th Slow Food International Congress Opens A New Era For The Organization

Sunday, 17 July 2022, 5:45 am | Slow Food International

Meet Edward Mukiibi , a millennial African farmer, social entrepreneur and new president of Slow Food. He takes over from the founder, Carlo Petrini, who has led the movement since 1986. Today, July 16, 2022, Slow Food is hosting its 8th International Congress ... More >>

On World Health Day 2022 (April 7) Slow Food Presents Its New Position Paper On Food And Health

Wednesday, 6 April 2022, 6:01 am | Slow Food International

Our Food, Our Health. Nourishing biodiversity to heal ourselves and the planet On World Health Day 2022 Slow Food presents its new position paper on Food and Health  “There is an indissoluble link between the health of humans, animals, plant life ... More >>

Slow Food: COP26 Agreement Is By Far Not Enough!

Tuesday, 16 November 2021, 7:30 am | Slow Food International

COP 26 ended with a disappointing agreement, just when the expectations of civil society, young people, indigenous peoples, and all those affected by the climate emergency were highest. According to Slow Food, this is by far not enough, given ... More >>

Slow Food: COP26 Addresses Agriculture But Focuses On False Solutions

Sunday, 7 November 2021, 6:55 am | Slow Food International

After two days of discussion, the session on “Nature and Land Use”, that included the issue of sustainable agriculture, came to an end today at Cop 26. Slow Food believes that the very approach to this issue was flawed : talking about sustainable agriculture ... More >>

Slow Food At COP26

Saturday, 30 October 2021, 6:07 am | Slow Food International

The Conference of the Parties must be ambitious in tackling the climate crisis. Slow Food will be in Glasgow to make the movement’s voice heard Slow Food HQ, October 29 “Slow Food is ready to make its voice heard during COP26, together with civil ... More >>

Terra Madre Salone Del Gusto 2020 Reloaded

Saturday, 13 June 2020, 7:08 am | Slow Food International

Terra Madre Salone del Gusto will go ahead in 2020, with a new and profoundly different dimension in response to Covid-19. For six months starting from October 8, the event will involve the 160 countries of the Slow Food network through a mix of digital ... More >>

COVID-19 Pandemic Highlights The Need To Fix The Flaws Of Our Food Systems

Wednesday, 29 April 2020, 7:31 am | Slow Food International

As the world is still evaluating the most effective response to halt the COVID-19 pandemic, the spread of the virus is profoundly impacting our food systems and exacerbating the economic inequalities and social injustices that already existed before. From ... More >>

World Disco Soup Day 2020: Join It Online!

Thursday, 16 April 2020, 8:00 am | Slow Food International

In light of the current pandemic, this year’s World Disco Soup Day (WDSD) is going digital! Slow Food Youth Network’s (SFYN) and Slow Food’s passionate WDSD hosts will be chopping, cooking, and dancing in their own homes while streaming it live ... More >>

Slow Food launches the worldwide campaign Meat the Change

Tuesday, 14 January 2020, 10:47 am | Slow Food International

The aim of the campaign is to raise awareness of the importance of reducing meat consumption, the associated benefits for the environment and human health, and to support the farmers who raise animals in harmony with nature, with respect for animal ... More >>

Slow Food: 30 Years of Projects Around the World

Thursday, 14 November 2019, 8:17 am | Slow Food International

Thirty years have passed since the weekend in December 1989 when delegates from 15 countries met in Paris to sign the Slow Food Manifesto. This moment formalized the birth of the international Slow Food movement, until then solely Italian. Today the ... More >>

Slow Food comments on the UN report on hunger

Tuesday, 16 July 2019, 8:32 am | Slow Food International

According to the UN, the number of people in the world who suffer from hunger continues to increase, with Africa the most-affected continent. More >>

One in eight species will soon become extinct

Tuesday, 7 May 2019, 10:28 am | Slow Food International

“One in eight species will soon become extinct”. In an assessment report published today, the United Nations sounds the alarm on the dramatic decline of world biodiversity. Slow Food has been denouncing the risks of the intensive food production system for ... More >>

FAO report indicates food system moving towards collapse

Saturday, 23 February 2019, 12:42 pm | Slow Food International

New FAO report released today indicates that biodiversity loss is rapidly pushing our food system towards collapse More >>

COP24-Slow Food

Thursday, 6 December 2018, 10:14 am | Slow Food International

COP24-Slow Food: "We want clear and mandatory rules for all countries, and consequences for those who withdraw from or do not respect the agreement" The United Nations World Climate Conference (COP24) is currently taking place in Katowice, ... More >>

Drought and Resilience in East Africa

Sunday, 23 April 2017, 6:41 pm | Slow Food International

Today, April 22nd, is Earth Day. Exactly one year ago, the landmark Paris Agreement was signed, potentially marking a historic turning point against anthropogenic climate change. More >>

Slow Food’s Appeal to COP 22

Sunday, 6 November 2016, 9:55 pm | Slow Food International

Slow Food’s Appeal to COP 22 The 22nd session of the Conference of Parties (COP 22) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change is scheduled to take place in Marrakesh from November 7-18. More >>

Paris Conference: No Mention of the Word “Agriculture”

Friday, 20 November 2015, 11:04 am | Slow Food International

Slow Food: “Not recognizing the importance of the relationship between food and climate is a serious mistake” More >>

Artisanal Beer Movements on the Rise Around the World

Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 10:04 am | Slow Food International

The rise of artisanal beer brewing is something that Slow Food has been following closely. In recent years, artisanal beer has been a focus for many of our Taste Workshops during events, and this year’s Salone del Gusto and Terra Madre again offers many ... More >>





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