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Slow Food Movement Growing Fast


What is good, clean and fair, and doesn’t cost the Earth? The answer is ‘Slow Food’, according to a growing number of people worldwide.

The Slow Food movement originated in Italy in 1989 as a response to the growth of fast food and other changes in the food system worldwide, of which Our World readers are well aware. After 25 years the movement now boasts millions of members from more than 1,500 ‘convivia’ (local chapters) in more than 150 countries. Members are typically chefs, farmers, fishers, activists, academics and producers — anybody with a passion for food.

Slow Food’s primary missions are to “prevent…

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  Slow Food Movement Growing Fast

What is good, clean and fair, and doesn’t cost the Earth? The answer is ‘Slow Food’, according to a growing number of people worldwide.

16 Slow-Cooking Recipes for a Slow Weekend

Thirty-minute meals these are not, though we promise they’re not fussy. While the former sizzle and boil, these prefer to cook slowly—simmering on the backburner or braising until they’re fall-apart tender—and leave you to your own devices whilst you knit socks, add kindling to the fire, and do other things that putterers do.

Slow Food

Slow Food is a global, grassroots organization, founded in 1989 to prevent the disappearance of local food cultures and traditions, counteract the rise of fast life and combat people’s dwindling interest in the food they eat, where it comes from and how our food choices affect the world around us. Since its beginnings, Slow Food has grown into a global movement involving millions of people in over 160 countries, working to ensure everyone has access to good, clean and fair food.

Slow Food in the UK

We are a not–for–profit organisation seeking to promote a better way to eat, celebrating the rich food traditions of the different nations that make up the UK, and protecting our edible biodiversity. We engage members of the public, food producers, chefs, businesses, academics and a global network, spreading and enacting our philosophies internationally and locally.

Slow Food San Francisco

Slow Food is an idea, a way of living and a way of eating. It is a global, grassroots movement with thousands of members around the world that links the pleasure of food with a commitment to community and the environment.

Slow Food USA

The future of food is the future of the planet. Our mission as an international grassroots membership organization is good, clean and fair food for all.

Slow Food Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands

The Slow Food Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands Convivium works to supports farmers, breeders and artisan food producers to link with the consumer. We work towards safeguarding our right to food sovereignty.

Terra Madre Salone del Gusto

Terra Madre Salone del Gusto is the most important international event dedicated to food and gastronomy. An enormous event composed of diverse factors: the Market, with exhibitors from five continents,

National Geographic

As founders of the slow food movement, these towns in Chianti want to preserve the pleasures of good living, good food, family, and friends.

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