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Traceability; a different perspective

Traceability; a different perspective Tracing the problems faced by British rare breed producers

What’s the real issue behind the Horsemeat scandal?
The ‘Horsemeat Scandal’ revealed a fundamental breakdown in the meat supply chain and a complete disconnection between us, the public, and the food that we eat.
100% traceability is a crucial requirement for protecting our edible biodiversity, an issue particularly relevant to the sheep and cattle industries. Traditional rare […]

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Celebrate Terra Madre Day 2013

Celebrate Terra Madre Day 2013 Terra Madre Day is a worldwide celebration of local food that is held every year on 10th December. The first meeting of Terra Madre food communities was held in 2004 in Italy and brought together 5,000 producers from 130 countries.

Every year Terra Madre Day is the way that Slow Food communicates its philosophy of good, clean and fair food to the world, but also the way that Slow Food shares the important messages about local food tradition, biological diversity and taste.
This year we would like to dedicate the Terra Madre Day to the ...

Don’t Forget our Forgotten Foods

Don’t Forget our Forgotten Foods

Tom Aikens’ Tom’s Kitchen restaurants and Lukas Pfaff’s Sartoria are going to be serving special menus throughout November to celebrate seven new additiona to Slow Food UK’s Forgotten Foods (International Ark of Taste) programme.

Read the entire press release here.

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Just a Tuesday evening in Liverpool…

Just a Tuesday evening in Liverpool... Rather than watching the Great British Bake Off, the SF Liverpool group got together on a Tuesday evening in September for some convivial chat and to hear all about local, Liverpool Gin. A perfect Slow Food evening!

Tuesday evening and there’s a choice between watching the Great British Bake Off or the prospect of some convivial chat with the Slow Food Liverpool group, meeting at the Belvedere pub in Sugnall St, Liverpool L7.
Just off Falkner St in the heart of the Georgian Quarter, there is the lovely Belvedere pub, serving local craft […]

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Aylsham Food Festival

Aylsham Food Festival From breakfast to dinner, from workshops to demonstrations to musical entertainment and markets, this year's Aylsham Food Festival, organised by Slow Food Aylsham, had everything for those who enjoy their food with a light-hearted touch!

Taking full advantage of the impressive Mobile Cooking Academy, on loan from Festival sponsors AEG and temporarily sited at Blickling Hall, the weekend got off to a flying start with a series of workshops for groups of young children from local primary schools.

The Festival Gala Dinner occupied its traditional Friday evening slot when over 100 […]

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SFUK Annual General Meeting 2013

SFUK Annual General Meeting 2013 Lets work together to develop the future of our organisation and continue to drive change in the food system for the greater good. We have already come a long way with your help and we greatly appreciate the support of our network.

Our Slow Food UK Annual General Meeting took place on Saturday, October 19th at the Italian Cultural Institute in London. The meeting was joined by our board members, a big delegation from Slow Food Edinburgh and by Paolo di Croce from Slow Food International. In this meeting, we all shared our point of views and ideas on […]

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Prize Draw Entry Confirmation

Thank you for subscribing to our newsletter & entering the prize draw! We will contact the winner via email by 20th September 2013.

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Local Group Visits 2013

Local Group Visits 2013

This summer staff from our national office has been visiting local Slow Food groups all across the country. Getting a chance to share good food, take part in local events, and reconnect with local members has been a highlight of our summer, and extremely valuable for planning future Slow Food projects.
So far, we have visited […]

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Cheese 2013

Cheese 2013

This 20-23rd September, the Ark of Taste will be coming to Bra, Itlay for Cheese 2013; a celebration of cheeses from around the world. The event will showcase dairy products in the Ark of Taste that rely on traditional methods of production, especially those which are under threat from industrial food production & […]

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Slow Food UK supports the Eating Better campaign

Slow Food UK supports the Eating Better campaign Slow Food UK proudly supports the Eating Better Campaign, promoting fair, healthy and sustainable eating. Since the launch in July 2013, more organisations have joined and together we can have a positive impact on changing our food system!

A campaign that promotes fair, healthy, sustainable food? Count Slow Food UK in!
The Eating Better campaign is supported by 35 organisations nationwide, including Friends of the Earth, Feeding the 5000 and the Soil Association. Support has also been flooding in from chefs, academics and food activists. The foundations are certainly in place for this campaign […]

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