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Reflections, insights and news about the food movement and “going Slow”

Terra Madre: Coming Together and Standing Up

Nov. 10, 2008

by Ariane Lotti

At the closing ceremony of Terra Madre, a spontaneous protest broke out. As a pre-recorded message by the Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Franco Frattini, played on-screen,...

read more... Tags: Event, Farms and Farming, Youth Food Movement


Kids Promote a Delicious Heritage (Turkey) with Slow Food Russian River

Nov. 4, 2008

by Slow Food USA intern, Cecilia Estriech

As Thanksgiving approaches, many of us are steeling ourselves for yet another holiday feast featuring a mealy industrially produced bird. Turkey, in most...

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Farms and Farming, Youth Food Movement


What’s So Awesome about KayCee Wimbish?

Oct. 24, 2008

Turns out, a lot.

Last March, KayCee Wimbish, winner of the $500 Culinate Youth Food Awareness scholarship to Terra Madre, uprooted her life in Brooklyn, NY and moved upstate to Tivoli to start...

read more... Tags: Farms and Farming, Meat, Youth Food Movement


From Iowa to Italy: A Call to Youth Delegates

Oct. 21, 2008

by 2008 Terra Madre delegate Ariane Lotti


At Terra Madre, let’s strategize to overcome the challenges to growing a good, clean, and fair agriculture.

After a stint spent working for the...

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New Groundbreaking EcoGastronomy Program at UNH

Sep. 23, 2008

by Slow Food USA staffer Julia Middleton

Are you interested in the science behind where your food comes from, how it is grown and the new organic food movement? Do you have a passion for...

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