Latest slow food Stories

2010-04-22 13:00:00

Foundation Grant Supports Georgia Organics' "Farm to School" Campaign ATLANTA, April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation Speaker Series will host an expert panel on May 22, 2010, to promote innovative ways of providing schoolchildren and families in Georgia with greater access to healthy local foods. Featuring Food Network Chef Alton Brown, Yael Lehmann of The Food Trust and Anthony Geraci of the Baltimore City Schools, the event is part of the Foundation's...

2008-09-03 09:00:29

By J.M. Hirsch Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO -- A lush, under-the-stars spread of handmade bread, gourmet olives and fine wine makes an unlikely launch for a weekend dedicated to ending hunger, empowering poor nations and transforming farming as we know it. Welcome to Slow Food Nation, epicenter of the split personality that is America's burgeoning foodie reform movement. Some 30,000 people were expected to gather for this Labor Day weekend festival that is one part gourmet nibbles,...

2008-08-25 12:01:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Food Network and charitable partner, Share Our Strength(R), will unveil a new original platform called Good Food Gardens on August 28 in San Francisco at Slow Food Nation (http://www.slowfoodnation.org/), the largest celebration of American food. The launch of Good Food Gardens delivers on one of the core goals of the relationship -- to create a completely original, Food Network-specific platform that will continue the mission to raise awareness for...

2008-08-05 00:00:23

By Scott Russon Dr Geoff Andrews, the author of a new book on the Slow Food movement, tells Scott Russon why politicians must focus on long- term, localised solutions to the global food crisis The first in-depth study of the politics of the Slow Food movement has been published by Dr Geoff Andrews, a social scientist at the Open University, whose background is in the history of political ideas and Italian politics. Coming at a time of rising food and oil prices, The Slow Food Story:...

2008-07-30 18:00:40

EMERYVILLE, Calif., July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Whole Foods Market, the world's leading natural and organic foods supermarket and America's first certified organic retailer, proudly announces its sponsorship of Slow Food Nation 2008, the largest celebration of food in the nation. Specifically, Whole Foods Market will be the lead sponsor of the Taste Pavilions -- Slow Food Nation's grand celebration of good, clean and fair food, featuring 15 individual pavilions showcasing the...

2008-07-16 03:00:38

By Staley, Louise Celebrity chefs should think more carefully before demanding that their preferences are imposed upon others, writes Louise Staley. The problem with Gordon Ramsay isn't his swearing. It's his hypocrisy. Gordon Ramsay, Britain's most notorious celebrity chef has demanded 'stringent laws-licensing laws-to make sure produce is only used in season.' In a BBC interview in early May, Ramsay argued that 'fruit and veg should be seasonal. Chefs should be fined if they don't have...

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