Posts Tagged ‘slow food’

Slow Food USA Invites You to Take the $5 Challenge

Slow Food USA Invites You to Take the $5 Challenge

Many of us may have succumbed over the years to fast food – it’s cheap and it’s, well, fast! But there are alternatives…

Community Digs in to Help Local Farm and Eatery

Community Digs in to Help Local Farm and Eatery

June 03, 2011 Dava Parr, owner of Fresh & Wyld Farmhouse Inn, a small local business in Paonia, Colorado, was facing a balloon payment she could not make and recently reached out to the community for support, and found it. One such person who stepped forward to help out was High Country News managing editor, […]

TEDxManhattan: Changing the Way We Eat

TEDxManhattan: Changing the Way We Eat

February 11, 2011 The TED talks have garnered a following and popularity throughout the world – many folks like to listen to passionate thinkers and doers who are on the cutting edge in their field, whether it be design, science, technology, global issues…they are “riveting talks by remarkable people.” These talks have inspired other communities […]

Carlo Petrini: Good, Clean, and Fair part 6 (video)

Carlo Petrini: Good, Clean, and Fair part 6 (video)

Slow Food founder Carlo Petrini argues for economic respect, and fairness to the small farmers of the world. Economy and ecology share the same roots, both require a local context in order to survive.

Carlo Petrini: Give Value To Food 5 (Video)

Carlo Petrini: Give Value To Food 5 (Video)

Slow Food founder Carlo Petrini asks if we have lost our sense of the value of food, and even worse, the U.S. is promoting the wrong type of foods.