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New structure for Slow Food UK puts emphasis firmly on grassroots action and regional empowerment

New structure for Slow Food UK puts emphasis firmly on grassroots action and regional empowerment Responding to a call for greater regional autonomy, Slow Food UK has announced a plan to re-structure the organisation; enabling the setting up of separate bodies for Slow Food Scotland, Wales, England and eventually Northern Ireland, supported by Slow Food UK’s central office.

Following a three-month consultation, in which the views of Slow Food’s members were canvassed about the best way forward for the organisation, a unanimous vote at the Annual General Meeting endorsed a road map for change that will see new regional bodies play a much more influential role in delivering programmes, campaigns and actions that

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Coffee Quiz

Coffee Quiz

Celebrate UK Coffee Week (7th - 13th April) with our Coffee Quiz, learn more about coffee and enter our prize draw to win a Lavazza A Modo Mio machine!

Lavazza has been an official partner of Slow Food for the past 17 years and together we celebrate UK Coffee Week. Get involved, answer the questions below correctly and have a chance to win a Lavazza Coffee Machine A Modo Mio Favola
Demonstrate you coffee knowledge and email your answers with ‘COFFEE QUIZ’

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Call for Forgotten Food nominations!

Call for Forgotten Food nominations! Please help us save these foods from the risk of extinction - nominate a Forgotten Food now and win delicious recipes from our Chef Alliance chefs.

Please help us save these foods from the risk of extinction and nominate a Forgotten Food now to have the chance to win a “Crisis Cook Book” with recipes from our Chef Alliance chefs, incl. Sam & Sam, Chris Galvin, Fergus Henderson, Jeremy lee, Mark Hix, Rowley Leigh, Shaun Hill & Tom Kitchin.
Send your nomination to forgottenfoods@slowfood.org.uk

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Slow Food Week 2014 | Dates Announced

Slow Food Week 2014 | Dates Announced

 
Slow Food Week 2014 – Dates Announced
Sunday 1st to Sunday 8th of June 2014
 
With a host of fabulous foodie events all around the country and with the support of more chefs than ever before, this year’s Slow Food Week has been announced to take place from Sunday 1st to Sunday 8th June. Set to be

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Slow Food UK disappointed at Tesco’s attitude towards sustainable tuna

Slow Food UK disappointed at Tesco's attitude towards sustainable tuna

Slow Food UK was disappointed to see on Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s Fish Fight on Sunday night, supermarkets back to their old tricks, but it came as no surprise. Tescos made bold promises about their tuna in previous Fish Fight programs, but as soon as the spot light is off,  appear to be introducing tuna back on

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Slow Food Aylsham helps celebrate International Women’s Day

Slow Food Aylsham helps celebrate International Women's Day

Shared Earth: Common Ground was the theme of this year’s International Women’s Day event run by the Norfolk Federation of Women’s Institutes on 1st March. Among other attractions, Aylsham’s Slow Food group was on hand to talk about the international Slow Food movement and in particular, the group’s involvement in local activities.
Mo Anderson-Dungar,

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Local Welsh Groups teaming up to help grow Slow Food in Wales!

Local Welsh Groups teaming up to help grow Slow Food in Wales!

As for many things in life, it is often when working together that we make our message and actions stronger. And from what we can see so far, it is a lesson that our local Welsh groups have understood and learnt! The 4 groups gathered to launch Slow Food Cymru/Wales at the Royal Welsh Show

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Green back in schools with Slow Food London

Green back in schools with Slow Food London

Slow Food London has been busy as ever in its schools programs, and following on from installing sensory herb gardens in schools for autistic young people last year, is this year busily preparing the ground for the installation of community orchards into school grounds. One successful example of these programs is the sensory garden planted

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Cooking Demo at the Edinburgh’s Farmers Market

Cooking Demo at the Edinburgh’s Farmers Market

On Saturday 1rst of February, our Slow Foodies in Scotland challenged the cold weather to organize a successful cooking demo at the Farmer’s market in Edinburgh. It was Hebridian lamb on the menu, cooked to perfection by Chris Thompson from The Pantry in Stockbridge. Hebridian lamb comes from Hebridian sheep, a rare breed that is

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Cookery classes with Slow Food on Campus Exeter

Cookery classes with Slow Food on Campus Exeter

Slow Food on Campus Exeter have been holding a series of cooking classes with funding help from their Student Green Unit. One of the last Monday’s session saw them embracing the ‘Meat-Free Monday’ campaign, giving a short talk followed by a Mushroom Risotto with Root Vegetable Crisps cooking demo. With ingredients sourced from local producers, the event

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