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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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RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival 2019

RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival 2019

Slow Food Ark of Taste Garden at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival 2019
Slow Food’s global biodiversity-protection project featured for the first time at one of the world’s biggest gardening shows in partnership with Franchi Seeds and The Eden Project.
 
 

The RHS Hampton Court Palace Festival, one of the best-loved events in the UK gardening […]

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Slow Food in the UK Sponsors Glass of Bubbly Sustainability Trophy

Slow Food in the UK Sponsors Glass of Bubbly Sustainability Trophy Glass of Bubbly is, without doubt, the most recognised name in the world of Champagne and sparkling wine promotion with annual trade tasting events and awards and we are delighted to be sponsoring the new 'Sustainability Trophy' which raises the game on sustainable viticulture within the industry.

Glass of Bubbly is the leading organisation that promotes Champagne and Sparkling Wines in the UK with growing audiences online via their news website and their social media channels.
Each year at The World’s Finest Glass of Bubbly Awards top international judges blind taste the world’s best sparkling wines, to discover trophy winning labels within easy […]

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Around 75% of global food crops rely on animal pollination. According to the FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization, the UN), today’s species are facing extinction rates 100 to 1 000 times higher than normal due to human impacts. Aspiring to respond to devastating statistics, on World Bee day, the Slow Food activists will […]

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Slow Food Living Ark of Taste Garden

Think of an endangered species and you may think of a panda or a rhino, but we have lost a staggering 94% of our vegetable varieties in the last 100 years.

The Slow Food Living Ark of Taste Garden is a collaboration between Slow Food, the world’s largest food movement and Franchi Seeds of Italy,the oldest family-owned seed company in the world, and the only seed company to attend Salone del Gusto: connecting what we grow with flavour and community.
The Ark of Taste is a global […]

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WHY IS NATIVE BREED MEAT SO IMPORTANT?

WHY IS NATIVE BREED MEAT SO IMPORTANT?

Native breeds are seeing an incredible renaissance, but even with this growth in popularity, 20% of native livestock breeds are at risk of being lost for good. Abby Allen of Slow Food Supporter Pipers Farm explores why native breeds are vital to the success of our countryside.
What are native breeds?
Native breeds encompass all types of […]

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Spring floods – or climate change in action

Spring floods – or climate change in action

For two days in March cyclone Idai ravaged Mozambique and Zimbabwe. Since then the devastation and the aftermath of the flooding it caused have dominated the news.
Cyclone Idai is one reason why we’ve heard next to nothing about another huge flood that’s been devastating US states in the Midwest: Nebraska has taken the brunt, but […]

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The North Ronaldsay Sheep is the first Slow Food Presidium in Scotland

The North Ronaldsay Sheep is the first Slow Food Presidium in Scotland

The North Ronaldsay Sheep, the oldest breed in Northern Europe and among the oldest and most rare in the world, has officially become the first Slow Food Presidium* in Scotland. According to a Danish investigation of old bones on Orkney, their DNA is 8,000 years old, as old as the origins of island […]

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Dublin Coddle

Dublin Coddle

Dublin Coddle is a traditional Irish one pot meal. Here our supporters Primal Cut tell us how to make their version of the family favourite: perfect for an evening meal together, easy to prepare and very satisfying.
Good simple food.
Ingredients – to serve 6 – you will need
Potatoes, peeled ( approx 1 kg but use up […]

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Slow Food’s Ark of Taste Welcomes 5,000th Passenger

Slow Food’s Ark of Taste Welcomes 5,000th Passenger Honey made by the Gourmantché people in the Tapoa region of Burkina Faso chosen to mark this important milestone

Honey made by the Gourmantché people in the eastern Tapoa region of Burkina Faso is the product Slow Food has chosen as the 5,000th passenger to board its Ark of Taste, the online catalog of forgotten and endangered foods that belong to the local culture, history and tradition of places all over the planet. The […]

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