Salone del Gusto & Terra Madre | 23-27th of October 2014

Salone del Gusto & Terra Madre | 23-27th of October 2014

Salone del gusto returns in Turin, Italy, from the 23rd till the 27th of October 2014 and will be held in the trade fair centre of the city, Lingotto Fiere.
One in ten thousand - an Ebola story.

One in ten thousand – an Ebola story.

Members and supporters of our Slow Food Edinburgh group, who contributed to the 10,000 Gardens in Africa project, have been anxiously awaiting news of 'their' garden at Walay-Mamudu in western Sierra Leone since the Ebola epidemic hit that country earlier this year.
Ark of Taste Product of the Month - October/November - Badger Face Welsh Mountain Lamb

Ark of Taste Product of the Month – October/November – Badger Face Welsh Mountain Lamb

Consumers are being failed by supermarkets who favour imported New Zealand lamb to the detriment of UK farmers...
New Seasonal Calendar

New Seasonal Calendar

The UK Ark of Taste programme searches for the best British products available. Find out when to enjoy them here...
Slow Food UK’s Chef Alliance Celebrates 125 members

Slow Food UK’s Chef Alliance Celebrates 125 members

We are proud to announce that Slow Food UK's Chef Alliance has officially reached 125th members. Approaching the Chef Alliance’s 3 year anniversary, we are delighted to welcome Tom Kerridge......

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Slow Food UK
October 24, 2014 at 5:28 pm

Listen to Shane Holland, Slow Food UK Board member speaking about Terra Madre! Share the message of a better way to eat on your wall!

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Shane Holland, Slow Food UK board member - Interviewed at Terra Madre 2014
Slow Food UK
October 23, 2014 at 10:27 am

Terra Madre 2014 - here we go !
Come to visit us at the UK booth and learn more about the Ark of Taste producers across the UK!

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Slow Food UK
October 22, 2014 at 5:30 pm

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has found that worldwide, family farms are responsible for at least 56% of agricultural production, and that family farmers are more productive per hectare than industrial monocultures - despite receiving lower subsidies and using fewer chemical and fossil fuel inputs. But around the world, family farming is under threat.

We don't want a future where the contribution of small-scale farmers to world food production will drop from 40% to 0% by 2030, and be replaced with large-scale industrial monocultures! STOP land grabbing.

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The future of family farming is in our hands

http://www.theecologist.org

Everyone loves family farming! And so they should, writes Holly Creighton-Hird, as family farms produce most of the world's food. But the UK Government has a funny way of showing it - favouring corporate agriculture and eliminating farm payments for small land holdings. It's up to us, the public, to…

Slow Food UK
October 22, 2014 at 11:00 am

'We dream that every person can eat food that not only fills their bellies, but also nourishes their lives and communities.'

D-1 before Terra Madre!

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Celebrating Farmers at Terra Madre

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From October 23-28, 2014 Slow Food International will bring together farmers, chefs, scientists, and advocates from all over the world.

Slow Food UK
October 21, 2014 at 4:40 pm

Amazing 11 year old boy pointing out what's wrong with our food system and what is the solution to fix it. There is a movement for a better way to eat: Slow Food!
'Think local, buy organic, Know your farm and know your food'
We could not have said it better!

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What's Wrong With Our Food System? (TEDx Video)

foodmatters.tv

This 11 year old has some pretty powerful questions that we should all be asking! The thing is, he doesn't just ask these questions... He gives solutions!

Slow Food UK
October 21, 2014 at 11:54 am

The Guardian speaks of us!

'The 10th Salone del Gusto - biennial Slow Food event held in Turin, which brings together some of the most food-passionate people in the world.

It’s all serious food for thought – and the stomach too.'

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The foodie traveller in Turin, at the Slow Food festival

http://www.theguardian.com

The biennial Salone del Gusto offers the chance to sample an astonishing array of artisan food created by passionate producers from around the world