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Slow Food in the UK Congress

For the first time in five years, the whole Slow Food Movement within the UK, will gather together, to collaborate and discuss the future of food.

This exciting afternoon will highlight the achievements of the last five years, and look at how we can tackle the food issues of the next five years and beyond.

We are […]

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Food Scare Story – not just for Halloween

Food Scare Story - not just for Halloween

“The
Cocktail Effect” is the title of a study just published by PAN[1],
the Pesticide Action Network and the Soil Association. And you guessed right,
this is not about what too many Bloody Marys will do to your head in the
morning and your liver in the long term, but about the ‘cocktail of pesticides’
we are exposed to […]

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Slowly into the future

Slowly into the future

The wheels of Northern Irish politics are not the only ones to turn slowly these days. A Slow Food revolution is quietly taking place and it’s beginning to shape how local people shop and eat. In a world where Instagram continually encourages us to love ourselves, you’d think it would be obvious to nourish ourselves […]

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Slow Food Cymru Wales Award Winners 2019

Created six years ago, the Slow Food awards are truly democratic – with no prior shortlisting, the winners are simply chosen by whoever gets the most votes. These Awards are so powerful in highlighting Good, Clean and Fair, that like last year, thousands of you voted over the summer. Each nation has its own winners, with the highest number of votes in […]

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Slow Food Scotland Award Winners 2019

Created six years ago, the Slow Food awards are truly democratic – with no prior shortlisting, the winners are simply chosen by whoever gets the most votes. These Awards are so powerful in highlighting Good, Clean and Fair, that like last year, thousands of you voted over the summer. Each nation has its own winners, with the highest number of votes in […]

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Slow Food Northern Ireland Award Winners 2019

Created six years ago, the Slow Food awards are truly democratic – with no prior shortlisting, the winners are simply chosen by whoever gets the most votes. These Awards are so powerful in highlighting Good, Clean and Fair, that like last year, thousands of you voted over the summer. Each nation has its own winners, with the highest number of votes in […]

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Slow Food England Award Winners 2019

Created six years ago, the Slow Food awards are truly democratic – with no prior shortlisting, the winners are simply chosen by whoever gets the most votes. These Awards are so powerful in highlighting Good, Clean and Fair, that like last year, thousands of you voted over the summer. Each nation has its own winners, with the highest number of votes in […]

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New research suggests: If we want to save the bees we need to eat less honey

New research suggests: If we want to save the bees we need to eat less honey

Discussing honey over breakfast may not be unusual, but in our household it’s easy to get into the weeds over what’s on your toast. My husband is, among other things, a beekeeper and passionate about ‘the ladies’ residing at the back of our garden. When he talks to his ag journalist wife – me – […]

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It can happen here

It can happen here

From climate change to political uncertainty, it needs some very strong rose- tinted glasses to make the future seem bright. But there is a lot we could do to make things a little better – from reducing plastic and food waste to walking more and driving less. Over the last few weeks though it looked […]

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Eat grassfed beef and save the planet

Eat grassfed beef and save the planet

The headline in the New York Times on August 6th nearly had me spill my coffee. “The Vegetarians Who Turned Into Butchers: How several former vegans and vegetarians across the country came to see meat as their calling.” It’s a great read because it shows that some vegans are starting to look at the […]

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