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 […]
Most of the sardines that are fished today— a tremendous source of protein— are not eaten by people.
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.
In Raj Patel’s new book, The Value of Nothing, Patel explains what it means to have corporate monopolies that can manipulate both price and supply, coupled to a “free market” philosophy…