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Salone Del Gusto/Terra Madre delegate application call

Salone de Gusto/Terra Madre will be held in Turin, Italy, 25-29 October of 2012.

This significant global meeting brings together people from different backgrounds, professions and countries – all with a shared concern for how we produce, access and consume food. Slow Food UK is proud to be a sponsor of this event.

Slow Food UK now has the task of selecting a limited number of UK members to participate in this event as sponsored delegates.  Those selected will receive free entry, accommodation and subsistence. (Travel costs will be paid by the delegate).
If you would like to represent Slow Food UK as a delegate, please send your name […]

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Carlo Petrini visits Oxford and London

A university town, motivational words and good eating is what a crowd of 75 experienced on 26 March 2012 when Carlo Petrini visited.  Students from Slow Food on Campus, Oxford University and the nascent Slow Food on Campus, Oxford Brookes University were amongst those treated to a lecture by Carlo Petrini, founder and patriarch of […]

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SLOW FOOD UK FEATURED ARK OF TASTE PRODUCER: PARK MILL FARM

SLOW FOOD UK FEATURED ARK OF TASTE PRODUCER: PARK MILL FARM

From the scenic Gloucestershire, hails one of Slow Food UK’s most energetic producers and supporters. Park Mill Farm, owned by Lara and Oliver Madge, raises Old Gloucester Spot pigs – their pride and joy!

Raised in the slow and traditional way as they are at Park Mill Farm, this rare breed of pig are outdoor-reared and originally from Severn Valley in Gloucester. This is a cheese and cider region which explains why the Old Spot is sometimes known as the ‘orchard pig’, as it was traditionally reared in cider […]

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Ark of Taste and Booths Featured in BBC Article on UK’s Forgotten Foods

Ark of Taste and Booths Featured in BBC Article on UK's Forgotten Foods

The work of promoting some of the UK's most unique but 'forgotten' products is one with which many producers, chefs, and organisations are on board, as was covered in a recent BBC article.


Just as the Ark of Taste aims to promote awareness of these ‘forgotten foods’ and these small producers, Booths supermarket is working to make these products more easily accessible by stocking them in their shops. The BBC article highlights these efforts along with specific small producers of great British foods. Read the article […]

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NEW SLOW FOOD UK AWARD LAUNCHES AT THE WORLD’S 5O BEST RESTAUARANTS 2012

NEW SLOW FOOD UK AWARD LAUNCHES AT THE WORLD'S 5O BEST RESTAUARANTS 2012

To celebrate their 10-year anniversary, a new award has been introduced to the World’s 50 Best Restaurants for 2012: The Slow Food UK Award, sponsored by Highland Park Whisky.

This award will be given to the restaurant which represents most faithfully the core values of the Slow Food UK movement; creating pleasurable food with a strong commitment to community and the environment. The award ceremony, which is seen by many as the “Oscars of the food world” will take place on 30th April […]

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NON-STOP SLOW FOOD ON CAMPUS AT EXETER UNIVERSITY

The Exeter University Slow Food on Campus group has been the home of a number of great events as of late.  To kick the February blues, a dinner was held in coordination with the Green Society in celebration of Green Week to encourage the idea of ‘meat-free Mondays’. The event sold out well in […]

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TREALY FARMS BECOMES SLOW FOOD UK SUPPORTER

We are pleased to announce the newest addition to our Supporters’ Scheme —Trealy Farms.  Only in operation since 2004, James Swift and his partners have already racked up an incredible portfolio of awards, including the BBC Food & Farming Awards: British Food Producer Of The Year and the Local Food Heroes Awards: Wales Winner […]

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Edible Edinburgh with Wedgwood the Restaurant

Wild food is the ultimate in local and seasonal produce and historically has always been a source of food for people. Chef Paul Wedgwood has teamed up with expert forager Robin Harford to offer a foraging course followed by feast of these foraged foods at Wedgwood the Restaurant.

On this one-day course keen foragers will experience uncovering a secret world of unique edible possibilities around Edinburgh.  Discoveries will include how to identify wild edible plants and learn to cook, prepare and preserve these plants.  Foragers will be immersed in their mystery, history and folklore and above all they will be taught […]

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HIGHLAND PARK WHISKY AND SLOW FOOD TEAM UP FOR THE CHEF ALLIANCE EDINBURGH LAUNCH

In partnership with Highland Park Whisky, the Slow Food UK Chef Alliance launch in Edinburgh on 6 February, 2012 was a resounding success.  The high turnout at the event – upwards of 20 chefs – demonstrates the Scottish commitment to the Slow Food ethos.  Amongst them were Tony Borthwick of the Plumed […]

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NEW SLOW FOOD UK AWARD LAUNCHES AT 5O BEST RESTAUARANT AWARDS 2012

NEW SLOW FOOD UK AWARD LAUNCHES AT 5O BEST RESTAUARANT AWARDS 2012

To celebrate their 10-year anniversary, a new award has been introduced to the World’s 50 Best Restaurants for 2012: The Slow Food UK Award sponsored by Highland Park Whisky.

This award will be given to the restaurant which represents most faithfully the core values of the Slow Food UK movement; creating pleasurable food with a strong commitment to community and the environment.
The award ceremony, which is seen by many as the “Oscars of the food world” will take place on 30th April 2012, […]

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