Fiery iconoclast, and founder of Slow Food International, Carlo Petrini, delivers a singular performance along with Corby Kummer, food writer for the Atlantic Magazine. Kummer acts as Petrini’s (not so literal) translator, in almost a Groucho Marx fashion delicately balancing his role as interpreter without himself stealing the show. This talk is loaded with biting […]
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November 22, 2010 Calcutta, India As the taste for fast food has increased over the years overseas, so has the waistband. “We never saw so many obese kids and adults before. In fact, obesity used to be associated with the Americans, known to be big eaters. Now we run into obese kids all the time […]
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.
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.
At the heart of this assessment is a stark warning. Human activity is putting such strain on the natural functions of Earth that the ability of the planet’s ecosystems to sustain future generations can no longer be taken for granted. —2005 Millennium Ecosystem Assessment To Carlo Petrini, founder of Slow Food International, one of the […]
In part 3, Carlo Petrini asks of us to take a step back from our daily lives, and reexamine our personal values.
Agriculture has a system of built-in limitations. But, we have figured out how to bypass many of Earth’s limits, and so, pay a terrible cost.
Carlo Petrini, founder of Slow Food International shares his views about food, politics, and American culture.
What does sustainable food mean to you? Good, clean and fair? local? social justice? Care for the environment? Carlo Petrini offers some of his own thoughts in this video.