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Change one thing – 6

Day 6 of our daily #slowfood challenge #changeonething: We’ve more unique cheeses in the UK than there are in France or Italy; yet most of us only eat Cheddar. Buy something you have never tasted before. Sheep? Goat? Blue? Raw Milk? Clothbound? All are delicious 🐌🧀

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Hooray for online cheese

Hooray for online cheese

In our house we are, first and foremost, cheese lovers.  At age five, our daughter was shocked to find that she was the only child in her class that liked blue cheese.  Now a teenager, she got some Gruyere in her Christmas stocking this year.  Don’t get me wrong, cheese is still rationed – good […]

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Change one thing – 5

Day 5 of our daily #slowfood challenge #changeonething: we have lost 94% of our veg varieties in the last hundred years. Thousands of varieties, breeds and foods are on the Slow Food Ark of Taste. It may seem counter-intuitive, but save them by eating them #biodiversity #newyearsresolution 🐌🍎🐖

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Change one thing – 4

Day 4 of our daily #slowfood challenge #changeonething: Wheat Flour (+ Calcium, Iron, Niacin, Thiamin), Salt, Vinegar, Yeast, Soya Flour, Emulsifiers: E471, E472e, Rice Cones, Palm Fat & Ascorbic Acid is not real bread, nor should it make your Mother (or your Father) Proud. Buy #realbread made from just Flour, Salt & Yeast. 🐌🍞🥖

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Change one thing – 3

Day 3 of our daily #slowfood challenge #changeonething: Amazon and Ocado are not high streets. Buy food from people whose names you know – not those wearing name tags. Local shops, or farmers markets matters not: they advise you, & you will hear the stories of what you buy 🐌🛍️ #newyearsresolution #shoplocal

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Change one thing – 2

Day 2 of our daily #slowfood challenge to #changeonething Most of our soya comes from the Americas (North and South) and drives rainforest destruction in Brazil. Don’t want to eat meat? Eat British/European legumes instead. Do eat meat? Make sure it’s #pasture raised 🐌🍽️🌲

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Change one thing – 1

Change one thing - 1

Take our daily #SlowFood challenge to #changeonething and make a big difference. Reaching for breakfast Orange Juice? Most OJ in the UK comes from Brazil, and the carbon emitted producing and then transporting the juice to the U.K. per litre is heavier than one litre of juice! Switch to Apple juice, almost always […]

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We wish you a Merry Christmas

What a year! We will be closed from 5pm 21st December until the 4th January. You can join as a member during this time (you will get a DD receipt) but we will not mail you further until we get back.

Any enquiries to info@slowfood.org.uk – we will answer on our return

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Win as a Patron

Join by 30th March 2021 to enter

Every member supports Slow Food, and this support is invaluable. We are a grassroots membership organisation, fighting for consumers and artisan producers alike. Our members support that fight, and the need for Slow Food has never been greater. You can join us from £2.00 per month, but if you […]

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Brexit deal or no deal – farm and food future look bad

Brexit deal or no deal – farm and food future look bad

The ‘narrow path to a trade deal’ before the end of the transition period on 31st December is a tiny bit of good news in an otherwise dire scenario. The UK government promised us an ‘oven ready’ deal: British sovereignty and fabulous trade relationships. But to the continued frustration of Brexiters, the EU will not […]

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