Dear Slow Foodies,

Here is our weekly selection of articles:

Carlo Petrini joined a demonstration on January 28 against the planned opening of a McDonald’s franchise in Paris’s Rue Montorgueil, together with José Bové, farmer and anti-globalization activist. Carlo Petrini was in Paris to present his new book Libérez le goût, (“Food & Freedom” in English).
France, Le Parisien: http://bit.ly/1KK7TPo
France, BFM TV: http://bit.ly/1PPdprw

An article about Épices, an association founded in North East France by Isabelle Haeberlin, a famous chef’s wife, who was inspired by Carlo Petrini.
France, TV5MONDE: http://bit.ly/1KKx9Vu

Ursula Hudson, President of Slow Food Germany, criticizes the new campaign of the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture to improve children’s eating habits. Germany, Life PR: http://bit.ly/1RVlJ93

The tenth edition of Slow Food Fair (Markt des Guten Geschmacks – The Forum for Good Taste) will be held from March 31 to April 3 in Stuttgart (Germany).
Germany, LifePR.de: http://bit.ly/1RR6JJp
Germany, Pregas: http://bit.ly/1UvjKpW
On Slow Food in Germany:
Germany, Südwest Presse: http://bit.ly/20xLNIS

The 66th Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale) will be held from February 11 to 21. Last year, Carlo Petrini and Alice Waters receive the Berlinale Camera Award during the opening ceremony of the Culinary Cinema.
UK, The Culture Trip: http://bit.ly/1SgbjS6

Slow Food presented the socio-cultural impact of Presidia during theworkshop “Health and Social Benefits of Nature and Biodiversity Protection”, held on January 27 in Brussels (Belgium).
Belgium, Agri.eu: http://bit.ly/1nTtaBa

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Slow Food Earth Markets arrived in Colombia!
Colombia, RCN Radio: http://bit.ly/1QSDULp
Colombia, Laud 90.4: http://bit.ly/1SoCojZ
Colombia, El Espacio: http://bit.ly/1QBt6zo
Colombia, Bésame: http://bit.ly/1nz67ex

Slow Food and UN Habitat met the Mayor of Neiva (Colombia) to find solutions to requalify the area.
Colombia, Diario Del Huila: http://bit.ly/1P8LFZ1

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A TV report on Slow Food Permet (Albania), the Përmet Gliko Presidium and the Salcë Shakulli (Yogurt Cream in a Sack), a product of the Ark of Taste. Albania, TV Top Channel: http://bit.ly/1UCd09P (at 18:50)

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An article about the new Caatinga Mandaçaia Bee Honey Presidium in Brazil.
Brazil, Prazeres da Mesa: pdf
To know more about Slow Food in Brazil:
Brazil, Estadao PME: http://bit.ly/1UCcl8d

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The North East Slow Food and Agro-biodiversity Society recently conducted a day-long orientation programme on agro-ecology inMeghalaya (India)India, The Telegraph: http://bit.ly/1nsYoyF

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An article by the Italian correspondent Paulius Jurkevičius that quotes Carlo Petrini. Lituania, 15min.lt: http://bit.ly/1SSXGrG

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Why So Many Cubans Grow Their Own Food. For decades, activists and associations, among which Slow Food, have promoted urban agriculture on the outskirts of Havana (Cuba).
USA, City Lab: http://bit.ly/20BqsOX

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Declining number of young farmers in Europe. The Slow FoodYouth Network in Germany is collaborating with several young farmers’ organizations in the country to develop a campaign to highlight dwindling numbers and to kick-start the public debate regarding possible solutions.
Netherlands, HortiBiz: http://bit.ly/1SOcHuR
Slow Food Netherlands has started a membership campaign. There is a great article about Slow Food.
Netherlands, Ekoland: pdf
Netherlands, KAS Groente Net: http://bit.ly/1NLbywe

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Slow Food Ark of Taste.
A great article on Slow Food Ark of Taste by Gilles Luneau, also mentioned in a tv program.
France, We Demain: pdf
France, BFM TV: http://bit.ly/1nHClF5

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The UN has declared 2016 the International Year of Pulses. Different types of lentils, chickpeas, beans and other legumes are catalogued in the Slow Food Ark of Taste. Germany, Eco-World: http://bit.ly/1KfqQ1j

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An article about numerous and ancient varieties of apples in Germany.
Germany, Deutsche Welle: http://bit.ly/1nsPj8O

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An article about the Hadong Jack Salcha, a traditional fermented black tea from the Hodong area (South Korea).
South Korea, Knnews: http://bit.ly/1PPmPTQ

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An article about the Würchwitzer Mite Cheese
Germany, ARD Mediathek: http://bit.ly/1UCtZsq

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The Ark of Taste in Andalusia.
Spain, Eldiario.es: http://bit.ly/1PsCiHg

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News from Convivia:
Slow Food Valencia (Spain).
Spain, Levante Emv: http://bit.ly/1Sgf6i7

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Slow Food Suzdal-Niva (Russia).
Russia, суздальская новь: pdf

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Slow Food Columbia Valley (USA).
USA, E-know.net: http://bit.ly/20xQNgN
Slow Food Porto, Portugal, Porto Canal: http://bit.ly/1WXaGLS
Portugal, TEDx Feira: http://bit.ly/1SxiaVv
Slow Food Gooi, Eem en Vecht organized a Slow Food Film Festival Bussum on Sunday January 24. 
Netherlands
, Dichtbij: http://bit.ly/1UCl8XM
Slow Food Madrid, Spain, La Region: http://bit.ly/1KRMPGH

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From the Slow Web
SlowFood.com
A Nordic Transitionbit.ly/23DiTK3
Europe and the Future of Agriculturebit.ly/1K6TOk3
Swedish Sweet and Sour Beansbit.ly/1P8FVyq

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Slow Meat
The European Consumer and Animal Welfarebit.ly/1Uq6bYW

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Slow Food Foundation for Biodiversity
Mapping for the Ark of Taste in Nariño and Chocó, Colombia  bit.ly/1TwteTy

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Slow Europe
Baby foodsbit.ly/1WWPvJZ

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Good to Know
When Will Native American Food Finally Get Its Due?
USA, Eater: http://bit.ly/1QGE2cT

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Number Of Obese And Overweight Children Under Five ’Alarming’, WHO Says USA, Medical Daily: bit.ly/1QSu3oS

UK families blow twice as much money on food waste as they think, research shows. UK, The Guardian: bit.ly/1nCbvhr

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The Slow Food International Press Office Team

Paola Nano, Ester Clementino and Giulia Capaldi

⇐ Slow Food Int. Press Review