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Slow Food in Turin, Italy, 2010
A Collaborative Project

What is slow food?


Slow Food is:

- an international eco-gastronomic, member-supported, non-profit organization

- a movement founded in 1989 to counteract fast food and fast life

- a world network committed to changing the way food is currently produced and consumed.


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A Collaborative Project by Linette Crosby, Chris Bardenhagen, Phil Howard, Barbara Jenness & Wynne Wright

Michigan State University

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What is Slow Food?

• an international eco-gastronomic, member-supported, non-profit organization
• a movement founded in 1989 to counteract fast food and fast life
• a world network committed to changing the way food is currently produced and consumed

The Slow Food Network:

More than 80,000 members in 129 countries that make up 800 convivia, as well as schools, hospitals, institutions and local authorities, together with 1,600 food communities, 5,000 food producers, 1,000 cooks and 400 academics from 150 countries, that represent and participate in Terra Madre

What does Slow Food do?

• Defends our right to pleasure
• Promotes good, clean, and fair food
• Supports local food

To do so Slow Food:
• connects producers and co-producers
• educates consumers
• protects biodiversity
• organizes food events
• fosters network-building and exchanges

What kind of food is Slow?

good
+ clean
+ fair
= sustainable quality food

Find out more and find Slow Food near you

www.slowfood.com

Language of the Heart

• Listening for what’s important to people
• Historic Preservation of diverse cultures
• Language barriers are broken
• Cultural differences are celebrated
• Life, Peace, & Existence
• Preservation of life itself
• No words are necessary. It is understood