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You Supported us, We Support you.

You Supported us,  We Support you.

These are unprecedented times in our food system; with consumers wanting to find good food and producers overwhelmed and often unable to trade as they were previously.

If you are a consumer

Google your favourite artisans, many are now selling online and need your custom now more than ever. Most have systems in place for no contact […]

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In Worldwide Lockdowns, Slow Food Acts to Support and Inspire

In Worldwide Lockdowns, Slow Food Acts to Support and Inspire

The current outbreak of the coronavirus #COVID19 has disrupted the lives of almost every country in the world. With Europe currently being an epicentre of the pandemic, many countries are under lockdown, with people confined to their homes, schools, and workplaces closed, and only essential businesses still operating. 

As Slow Food, we want to send out […]

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National Congress marks five years of Slow Food in the UK

National Congress marks five years of Slow Food in the UK

Five years since the birth of Slow Food in the UK, 70 delegates from the
four Nations assembled in London early in 2020.

We were
joined by Paolo di Croce, Secretary General of Slow Food International, and Elisa Demichelis, our representative at Slow Food
International.

A very
stimulating and inspiring day provided a snapshot of where we are now as a
movement, […]

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The art of Slow Travel

When was the last time you took things slow? We have come a long way from a time where ‘slow’ was considered a bad thing: slow transport systems, slow service, slow activities. Yet now, it is a heavily desired commodity. The pace of everyday life isn’t slowing down and it’s affecting the way we travel. […]

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“And now for the hard part” – Food and Farming after Brexit

“And now for the hard part” – Food and Farming after Brexit

In
the US series ‘Justified’ one of the protagonists, Ma Bennett (Margo Martindale),
the head of a rather dysfunctional Appalachian family, occasionally solved
problems by serving her unsuspecting victims a jar of moonshine laced with
poison. “Now for the hard part” was her dry comment once the drink started to
take effect.

Brexit
is a bit like one of Ma Bennett’s concoctions. […]

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Thank you Fastlabels

Thank you Fastlabels

As a small not for profit, every pound we raise supports our projects.

We’d therefore like to thank Fastlabels https://www.fastlabels.co.uk/custom-labels-stickers/ for supplying Slow Food with stickers to help us with our initiatives.

We salute and highly recommend them: we are able to supply an additional primary school with hand tools and seeds because of their […]

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Slow Food in the UK Congress

*** Tickets are now sold out ****

For the first time in five years, the whole Slow Food Movement in the UK will gather together to celebrate our achievements, plot a way forward and debate the future of food and food movements.

In this year of Slow Food’s 30th anniversary, how can we tackle the food issues of […]

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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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