Overthrow the market! Choose wisely, and don't waste!

OVERTHROW THE MARKET! CHOOSE WISELY, AND DON'T WASTE!

I live in Paris and, like anyone who lives in a big city, I sometimes find myself shopping in large supermarkets. In the past, passing...

Petrini to G7 ministers: ‘We must set up a Food Ministry and activate effective international cooperation policies.'

PETRINI TO G7 MINISTERS: ‘WE MUST SET UP A FOOD MINISTRY AND ACTIVATE EFFECTIVE INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION POLICIES.'

What follows is the Slow Food President's speech to the G7 meeting of Agricultural Ministers in Bergamo, Italy, on October 15, 2017. Good...

 
 
 

WORLD FOOD DAY: GLOBAL HUNGER IS ON THE RISE, BUT NOT IN THE NEWS

Hunger is growing but it's not news any more. The alarm bell was set ringing by the FAO-IFAD-WFP 2017 report on the state of food security,...

Eat Local Challenge: let's get started!

EAT LOCAL CHALLENGE: LET'S GET STARTED!

Eat local, seasonal, varied food. Today is World Food Day, the anniversary of the foundation of the United Nations' Food and Agriculture...

 
 
 
Beef: are emissions the only factor in sustainability?

BEEF: ARE EMISSIONS THE ONLY FACTOR IN SUSTAINABILITY?

It is increasingly recognized that the environmental impact of beef production, due to the cow's digestive system, is one of the worst...

Benin: Resistance Starts in the Garden

BENIN: RESISTANCE STARTS IN THE GARDEN

It's been two years now that the rainy season arrives two months late. As if that wasn't enough, it finishes earlier, around October,...

 
 
 
Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems: a FAO project with Slow elements

GLOBALLY IMPORTANT AGRICULTURAL HERITAGE SYSTEMS: A FAO PROJECT WITH SLOW ELEMENTS

Diverse agricultural systems and landscapes have been created, shaped and maintained around the world by generations of farmers and...

Industrial Agriculture: Turning Petrol Into Food

INDUSTRIAL AGRICULTURE: TURNING PETROL INTO FOOD

Climate change is putting biodiversity at risk. The threat is highlighted in Mainstreaming Agrobiodiversity in Sustainable Food Systems...

 
 
 
Thailand: “We need to save our seeds, climate, seasons to protect our communities!”

THAILAND: “WE NEED TO SAVE OUR SEEDS, CLIMATE, SEASONS TO PROTECT OUR COMMUNITIES!”

This is what we try to do daily at the Akha Ama coffee factory. My name is Ayu and I am a young coffee farmer and a social entrepreneur....

Soweto Eat In teaching the value of community, youth nutrition and Slow Food

SOWETO EAT IN TEACHING THE VALUE OF COMMUNITY, YOUTH NUTRITION AND SLOW FOOD

This Saturday, October 7th, Slow Food Johannesburg and the University of Johannesburg will present the Soweto Eat In at the University...

 
 
 
Climate change: will we still be able to wake up and smell the coffee?

CLIMATE CHANGE: WILL WE STILL BE ABLE TO WAKE UP AND SMELL THE COFFEE?

We're about to share some news that might come as a blow to many of you: in the not-too-distant future, waking up to the aromatic scent...

Luca Mercalli: Paris isn't enough. We're running out of time

LUCA MERCALLI: PARIS ISN'T ENOUGH. WE'RE RUNNING OUT OF TIME

“Physical laws are unforgiving. They leave us no time to beat about the bush. If someone's ailing we have to intervene, otherwise they'll...

 
 
 
Chengdu: The Capital of Chinese Gastronomy

CHENGDU: THE CAPITAL OF CHINESE GASTRONOMY

As has been noted several times since Slow Food announced that its 7th International Congress would be held in Chengdu, this was the...

Food can change the world

FOOD CAN CHANGE THE WORLD

We can change the world through food. The 7th Slow Food International Congress closes in Chengdu, defining our path for the years to...

 
 
 
Petrini: the rebirth of food starts in rural China

PETRINI: THE REBIRTH OF FOOD STARTS IN RURAL CHINA

To speak sensibly about food we need to think about time. We must look back at how people and communities have fed themselves over...

Raise your fork against climate change!

RAISE YOUR FORK AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE!

From China, Slow Food rallies its network of food activists in 160 countries: “Let's change the food system and stop climate change.” Menu...

 
 
 
Brazil: authorities destroy cheese at the Rock in Rio festival

BRAZIL: AUTHORITIES DESTROY CHEESE AT THE ROCK IN RIO FESTIVAL

In Brazil there are three layers of inspection for meat and dairy products: municipal, state and federal. A product with municipal...

China: a great context for discussing the challenges the future holds for Slow Food

CHINA: A GREAT CONTEXT FOR DISCUSSING THE CHALLENGES THE FUTURE HOLDS FOR SLOW FOOD

Insofar as it will start planning the structure Slow Food will have over the next ten to twenty years, the end-of-September Congress...

 
 
 
China: A Cutting-Edge Laboratory

CHINA: A CUTTING-EDGE LABORATORY

Slow Food Great China and the City of Chengdu are very happy to be organizing and hosting the 7th Slow Food International Congress...

Dumingag: Transforming Communities Through Sustainable Agriculture

DUMINGAG: TRANSFORMING COMMUNITIES THROUGH SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE

I donned all the relics and charms I had for a safe travel. I have never been to Zamboanga, the side of Mindanao close to a so-called...

 
 
 



Scenes From Our Saveur Supper With Chef Michael Mina and JW Marriott

Scenes From Our Saveur Supper With Chef Michael Mina and JW Marriott

Food The chef and hotel hosted a meaty mega-meal in honor of their new Nashville partnership The chef and hotel hosted a meaty mega-meal in honor of their new Nashville... Read more ...

ALFA 1977: Toto Grill Oven

ALFA 1977: Toto Grill Oven

Manufactured in Italy, available world-wide, the Toto Grill Oven and other grill-based products ranging from BBQ's to refractory bricks and stoves are what many would refer to... Read more ...

Showstoppers with Gentleman Jack: The Top 4 Cocktails

Showstoppers with Gentleman Jack: The Top 4 Cocktails

Gentleman Jack from Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey is the more sophisticated older brother of the distillery, packed with flavor but a little Read more ...

OMG, Starbucks Is Reportedly Releasing a Zombie Frappuccino!

OMG, Starbucks Is Reportedly Releasing a Zombie Frappuccino!

A post shared by Hannah Murrow on Oct 19, 2017 at 10:04pm PDT It's been a while since Starbucks has dropped an official new Frappuccino a la the Unicorn Frappuccino , but... Read more ...

Healthy Meal Plan {Week 24}

Healthy Meal Plan {Week 24}

This list of healthy dinner recipes takes the guess work out of meal planning for the week. Week 24 of this Healthy Meal Plan includes both meat and meatless recipes. I would... Read more ...

Shredded Brussels Sprouts Recipe with Pistachios, Cranberries & Parmesan

Shredded Brussels Sprouts Recipe with Pistachios, Cranberries & Parmesan

Healthy shredded Brussels sprouts recipes make for colorful and easy Thanksgiving side dishes. Pistachios, dried cranberries and salty Parmesan cheese add a burst of flavor and... Read more ...

Where to Eat in Columbus, Ohio

Where to Eat in Columbus, Ohio

If you love food and haven't been to Columbus, OH yet, epic food experiences await you in this vibrant and delicious Midwestern city. Trust me, you'll want to put it on your... Read more ...

Easy Alfredo Pasta Bake

Easy Alfredo Pasta Bake

If you're looking for a simple, easy dish that the whole family will love, look no further. This easy Alfredo pasta bake can be ready in just over 30 minutes. My 12 year-old... Read more ...

Snickers Is Debuting 3 New Flavors Next Year - and 1 Is a Clear Favorite

Snickers Is Debuting 3 New Flavors Next Year - and 1 Is a Clear Favorite

Get out your calendars, candy fans, because Snickers is going to have three new flavor options next Summer! As part of Snickers's Hunger Bar collection (you know - the bars... Read more ...

Salmonella Outbreak Hits Chincoteague Chili Chowder Cook-Off

Salmonella Outbreak Hits Chincoteague Chili Chowder Cook-Off

Health officials say about 150 people living in eight states have been sickened by Salmonella after attending a chili cook-off in Virginia. Dr. David Matson, director of the... Read more ...