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Slow Food

Slow Food is a global, grassroots organization, founded in 1989 to prevent the disappearance of local food cultures and traditions, counteract the rise of fast life and combat people’s dwindling interest in the food they eat, where it comes from and how our food choices affect the world around us. Since its beginnings, Slow Food has grown into a global movement involving millions of people, in over 150 countries, working to ensure everyone has access to good, clean and fair food.  Slow Food believes food is tied to many other aspects of life, including culture, politics, agriculture and the environment. Through our food choices we can collectively influence how food is cultivated, produced and distributed, and as a result bring about great change.
 

Street food the world over. From Japan to Peru, the mouthwatering tour is signed by Slow Food

Lifestyle / Sara Zavagno Slow Food
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Okonomiyaki, chicha morada, crepes, tortillas and choripán. There are countless varieties of street food in the world, although they all share some common characteristics. Street food is cheap, quick to cook, but above all, “zero miles”. Imagining that we are crossing oceans and mountain chains, Slow Food takes us to meet the best products of local cuisine served in the squares and market places of the world.

Street food in Italy. From Venice to Palermo, the mouth-watering tour is signed by Slow Food

Lifestyle / Slow Food
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Pani ca’meusa or with lampredotto, folpi, piadine, fried stuffed olives Ascolana style or fried pizza. Italy has a wealth of street foods which offer great quality and taste, while being affordable and sustainable. There is nothing better than stopping off at a stand to eat a traditional dish for just a few euros. Slow Food proposes an enticing tour of Italian street food in true “slow” style.

Colombia. The Crab That Lives on the Mountain

Sustainability / Silvia Ceriani Slow Food Andrea Amato
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Every year, hordes of black crabs undertake the long journey from the sea to the interior of Providencia, a small Caribbean island 750 kilometers north of the Colombian mainland and just over 200 kilometers from Nicaragua.

Cuba. Urbanismo y Comida

Sustainability / Silvia Ceriani Slow Food
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A flourishing urban garden grows jobs and food in Havana’s outskirts.

Argentina. Liberating Fruits

Sustainability / Valentina Bianco Silvia Ceriani Slow Food
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Since the pre-colombia era, the people living in the argentinean Gran Chaco, particularly women, have been gatherin wild fruits. An integral part of the local food culture the fruits are used to make flours, breads and beverages.

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