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
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
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)
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
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
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
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
An article about numerous and ancient varieties of apples in Germany.
Germany, Deutsche Welle: http://bit.ly/1nsPj8O
The Ark of Taste in Andalusia.
Spain, Eldiario.es: http://bit.ly/1PsCiHg
News from Convivia:
Slow Food Valencia (Spain).
Spain, Levante Emv: http://bit.ly/1Sgf6i7
Slow Food Suzdal-Niva (Russia).
Russia, суздальская новь: pdf
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
The European Consumer and Animal Welfare – bit.ly/1Uq6bYW
Slow Food Foundation for Biodiversity
Mapping for the Ark of Taste in Nariño and Chocó, Colombia bit.ly/1TwteTy
Baby foods – bit.ly/1WWPvJZ
Good to Know
When Will Native American Food Finally Get Its Due?
USA, Eater: http://bit.ly/1QGE2cT
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
The Slow Food International Press Office Team
Paola Nano, Ester Clementino and Giulia Capaldi