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Slow Food Nation Announcements

Tickets are now on sale for Slow Food Nation, Slow Food USA’s first national festival. Organizers have just launched the official website with preliminary schedules, information about special programs, and the ability to purchase tickets […] Read More >>>

2008 Slow Food Events

Friday, August 29, through Monday, September 1, will be Slow Food Nation weekend in San Francisco. Plans are developing for the event, which will bring together farmers, food artisans, consumers, commentators, and others for a […] Read More >>>

Slow Food News

For Slow Food members and friends in the community: † Slow Food Nation, the four-day event originally announced for May 2008, has been changed to Labor Day weekend, August 29 through September 1, 2008. The […] Read More >>>

In the News… Thursday, September 27, 2007

† Slow Food Nation fundraising dinner: Thanks to all who were able to attend last Sunday’s fundraising dinner for Slow Food Nation at Campanile, and special thanks to Mark Peel, Jay Perrin, Caroline Allain, and […] Read More >>>

In the News… Wednesday, September 19, 2007

† “Lunch with Alice Waters, Food Revolutionary”: Today’s New York Times includes several pieces related to Alice Waters and the spirit of “good, clean, and fair” in food choices: Read the profile by Kim Severson, […] Read More >>>

Slow Food Nation Fundraising Event

Slow Food Nation, an unprecedented celebration of the principles of sustainability, ecogastronomy, and conviviality that are at the heart of the Slow Food movement, will take place in San Francisco from May 1-4, 2008. As […] Read More >>>

Slow Food Conversations

Alice Waters and Ruth Reichl, editor-in-chief of Gourmet magazine, spoke with Leonard Lopate on his WNYC show about Slow Food, the principles that animate it, the Slow Food motto of “good, clean, fair”, Slow Food […] Read More >>>

In the News… Monday, June 25, 2007

† Fighting to Protect Chocolate: Today’s New York Timesfeatured an op-ed piece by Mort Rosenblum, author of Chocolate: A Bittersweet Saga of Dark and Light, regarding the proposal to change what constitutes “chocolate”: In America, […] Read More >>>

Carlo Petrini/Whole Foods Podcast

Along with in-person events, speeches, and booksignings in support of the publication of Slow Food Nation, Carlo Petrini participated in Whole Foods’ series of podcasts about issues related to food, consumer choice, and sustainability. Listen […] Read More >>>

Now Available: Slow Food Nation by Carlo Petrini

In Slow Food Nation, Slow Food founder Carlo Petrini describes how we can take back control of our food by outlining three central principles that are the focus of the Manifesto of Quality that was […] Read More >>>

Slow Food Nation: Mark Your Calendars!

Based on the Salone del Gusto, Slow Food’s international biennial event, Slow Food Nation is being planned for May 1-4, 2008 at the Fort Mason Center in San Francisco, California. Slow Food Nation’s aim is […] Read More >>>