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Slow Food founder Carlo Petrini is in Barcelona today to discover the restaurants, producers and chefs that are taking part in the Km0 Slow Food project – an initiative which improves links in the local food network and promotes the use of locally-grown, seasonal produce. Slow Food del Garraf http://tinyurl.com/nm52t29
Good news from the USA! http://scontent-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hprofile-prn2/l/t5/195700_11018500_223279660_s.jpg Spencer C MontgomeryYes, incredible things are happening!! Starting next month, the University of New Hampshire has agreed to start purchasing local seafood for its Dining halls! The University is the largest food purchaser in NH, so this represents a huge win for local fishermen!…
The 10 finalists in the Real Food Media Project short film contest shed light on the good, the bad and the ugly in our food system… Voting closes today. Find out more and watch the clips here: http://realfoodmedia.org/vote/
Ideas worth spreading… TODAY from 10.30am EST: "Changing the Way We Eat" #TEDxMan Timeline PhotosThe 2014 #TEDxMan event "Changing the Way We Eat" is tomorrow at 10:30am EST! Sign up to watch the livestream >> http://tedxmanhattan.org/webcast/
Another day, another damning food waste report… The World Bank criticizes wasteful wealthy nations like the #UK and the #USA http://tinyurl.com/lvbwp4g
Stop speaking, start acting! A great new blog post on the Slow Food Youth Network website explains how the Slow Food Convivium at the University of Gastronomic Sciences #UNISG in Italy enables students to get in contact with our philosophy and directly experience the values we share about food… http://tinyurl.com/lr8q5un
This May the Food Film Festival returns to Amsterdam! #FFF14 Immerse yourself in the world of food during this three-day event with a chance to watch many exceptional films about the food system, or take part in workshops and debates… Today the “Golden Tickets” for this event went on sale….
The search for endangered food products continues… Save #biodiversity Nominate a Product! | Slow Food Ark of Tastewww.slowfoodfoundation.comOur mission: Protect the environment, defend food biodiversity, promote sustainable agriculture, support small-scale food producers and value their traditional knowledge!
In February 2013 #Oxfam launched a ambitious campaign known as #BehindTheBrands – using the power of consumers and investors to hold the world's biggest food and drinks companies to account for what happens in their supply chains. One year on, Oxfam has announced that improvements have been made. However, most…
News from the #USA Michelle Obama pledges to end junk food adverts in American schools… Michelle Obama to unveil food marketing limits for schoolswww.politico.comAmerica's First Lady unveils a proposal that could draw the ire of school districts, food companies and conservatives…