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Slow Fish – We are the net

The eighth edition of Slow Fish the international event organized by Slow Food and the Region of Liguria – will be heldfrom Thursday, May 18 to Sunday, May 21, 2017 in the Genoa’s Porto Antico (Italy). Dedicated to the world of fish and marine ecosystems, this international event ties together the pleasure of foodwith the protection of marine biodiversity. Admission to the event […]

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Campaign for Better Hospital Food

The Campaign for Better Hospital Food undertook a detailed survey of food standards in NHS hospitals, using London as a test case.
Shockingly the findings show that only half of the hospitals met all five of the basic food standards for hospitals. When these standards were brought into the NHS Standard Contract, we were told that […]

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Want to blog for us?

Want to blog for us?

Calling all budding writers!

Part of our change in movement is about grassroots empowerment – the general Slow Food pages reflect our on-going policies and campaigns, and we want the blog to be a snapshot of our members activities and interests.

You could blog about something you do in your professional life, or a private passion. We will take one off […]

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Slow Food International Press Release: Slow Food Chefs’ Alliance in the UK joins international network

Slow Food International Press Release: Slow Food Chefs' Alliance in the UK joins international network

The Slow Food Chefs’ Alliance in the UK joins the international network of chefs defending food biodiversity across the world
The Slow Food Chefs’ Alliance is an international project which is engaged in the battle for the protection of agricultural and food biodiversity all over the world. The Alliance is made up of chefs who […]

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10,000 Garden Fundraiser at Frizzante London, 13th April 7pm

10,000 Garden Fundraiser at Frizzante London, 13th April 7pm

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Help shape the future of Slow Food

Help shape the future of Slow Food Ten questions - ten minutes to help shape the future of Slow Food

As one of our valued friends, we’d love to hear what you think.
As we move deeper into 2017, we’re reviewing what we’ve achieved in the past year and looking to the future too.
We are asking just 10 questions, plus a handful of optional demographic questions.
Ten questions – ten minutes to help shape the future of […]

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Raw milk cheese under threat in Scotland

Raw milk cheese under threat in Scotland

A family fighting back.
The Errington family have a 300-acre farm near Carnwarth in Lanarkshire on which cheese has been made since the mid-1980s.
Humphrey Errington was a pioneer cheese maker in Scotland, making a raw sheep’s milk cheese called Lanark Blue, the first new blue cheese in Scotland in decades.
Today, the farm is run and […]

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Trecorras Farm say Goatober for Slow Food Week!

OCTOBER looks set to be a busy month for Trecorras Farm, producers of premium British kid goat meat. The farm is delighted to be supporting Slow Food week, which takes place during the first week of October, and Goatober, a month long celebration of delicious kid meat, which launches in the UK this year.  The […]

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BBC Radio 4’s The Food Programme Wins at the Fortnum & Mason Food and Drink Awards 2016

BBC Radio 4’s The Food Programme Wins at the Fortnum & Mason Food and Drink Awards 2016 for Dan Saladino’s Section “The Ark of Taste: The World’s Most Endangered Foods” 
The slot “The Ark of Taste: The World’s Most Endangered Foods” on BBC Radio 4’s The Food Programme was yesterday awarded a prestigious recognition […]

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10,000 Ark Nominations for Terra Madre!

10,000 Ark Nominations for Terra Madre!

The Ark of Taste is very close to reaching 2,900 products, and we have good reason to think that it could double or even triple its passengers in 2016. In fact the new year has brought an important development.
As many of you will already have learned from the newsletter, a collaboration has already begun between […]

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