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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 >>

Spotlight on Africa at the Salone del Gusto and Terra Madre

Friday, 3 August 2012, 11:21 am | Slow Food International

For the first time, Salone del Gusto and Terra Madre merge to create a single event that will be held on October 25-29, 2012 in Turin, Italy. The biennial event organized by Slow Food, the City of Turin and the Region of Piedmont in collaboration with ... More >>