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The Ecological Land Co-operative is looking for investors

The Ecological Land Co-operative access land for ecological agricultural. They are looking for investors to back the growth of new smallholdings protected for ecological agriculture, for affordability, and for sustainability.
Food is at the heart of all human affairs. It shapes our land, our health and our culture. It is central to our lives.
Small, mixed […]

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Mountain Berries & Desert Spice

Mountain Berries & Desert Spice

Following on from the acclaimed Pakistani cookbook, Summers under the Tamarind Tree, Slow Food Glasgow member, Sumayya Usmani follows up with her countries incredible range of desserts and sweet treats.
From delectable pistachio ice-cream (which we have been making all day on the sunny Spring Tuesday) to sticky Halva and Jalebis (Fermented doughnuts in a tumeric […]

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The Slow Lane

The Slow Lane: First blog post from Stephanie Castelain

From when did things start to accelerate at an incredible speed? When did we start becoming that impatient? When everything has to be instant, where delivery of something we have order has to be done by drone so it is with us within the day? When did we start considering cooking a waste of time […]

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Thinking about meat

Lynne Etheridge writes her first blog on her quest to eat ethically and healthily

I’m not one for diets or faddy eating but I must admit to having a few healthy eating cookbooks in my collection, and I was really excited when my husband came home with a copy of the latest bestseller.  Now, normally when I get a new cookbook I’ll settle down on the sofa with a […]

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Blog: Cooking upside down

Blog: Cooking upside down Blogger Claire Coggan writes about her journey with food

The other day I realised I cook upside down. Not in a sense of starting at the end of a recipe and working backwards, or standing on my head whilst I cook. What I mean is, about five years ago, when I was deciding what to have for dinner and wandering around a bleak supermarket, […]

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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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