Slow Food


Chefs Collaborative -
Chefs Collaborative is a U.S. network that promotes sustainable cuisine by celebrating the joys of local, seasonal, and artisanal cooking. Users can search a database of member restaurants that create sustainable produced, delicious meals.

Chez Panisse Foundation -
Slow Food vice-president Alice Waters created the Chez Panisse Foundation in 1996 to support an educational program that uses food to nurture, educate, and empower youth in the USA.

Cittaslow -
Cittaslow is an international network of municipalities that broaden the Slow Food philosophy to apply it to all aspects of local communities' daily lives and governance. 

Christensen Fund -
Supports projects focused on sustaining the world's biological and cultural diversity, including “The Indigenous Partnership for Agrobiodiversity and Food Sovereignty” which Slow Food participates in. 

Edible Communities -
A U.S. clearinghouse of regionally-printed publications, websites, and events, that connect consumers with local growers, retailers, chefs, and food artisans, enabling those relationships to grow and thrive in a mutually beneficial, healthful, and economically viable way.

Since being founded in 1945, FAO (
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations) has been leading international efforts to defeat hunger, with special attention on developing rural areas - home to 70 percent of the world's poor and hungry people. In 2011, Slow Food is working with FAO on the project "Promoting origin-linked quality products in four countries" to identify and support quality food production in Senegal, Mali, Sierra Leone and Guinea Bissau. 

La Via Campesina -
An international movement which brings together millions of peasants, small and medium-size farmers, landless people, women farmers, indigenous people, migrants and agricultural workers and defends small-scale sustainable agriculture as a way to promote social justice and dignity.

Navdanya -
A network of seed keepers and organic producers spread across 16 states in India, with a focus on women and protecting biological and cultural diversity. Navdany's founder Vandana Shiva is a Slow Food vice-president. 

Network for Ecofarming in Africa - 
The Network for Ecofarming in Africa (NECOFA) brings together national groups to share information and experiences and assist with lobbying for supportive government policies. Slow Food in Kenya works together with NECOFA on projects. 

Nourishing the Planet -
Nonprofit focused on highlighting environmentally sustainable ways of alleviating hunger and poverty. From cropping methods to irrigation technology to agricultural policy, Nourishing the Planet promotes sustainability, diversity, and ecosystem health, as well as productivity.

Oxfam -
Oxfam is an international confederation of 15 organizations working together in over 90 countries and with partners and allies around the world to find lasting solutions to poverty and injustice. Slow Food and Oxfam are partners in the Grow! Campaign.

Pesticide Action Network -
Provides information about harmful pesticides and works to replace pesticide use with ecologically sound and socially just alternatives.

Rodale Institute -
Conducts research on developing and promoting regenerative farming techniques.

Prodotti del sud -

Partnership for Agrobiodiversity and Food Sovereignty.

Slow Money -
Slow Money's mission is to build local and national networks, and develop new financial products and services, dedicated to investing in small food enterprises and local food systems; connecting investors to their local economies; and, building the nurture capital industry. The goal is one million people investing 1% of their assets in local food systems within the decade. 

The Sustainable Commodity Initiative -
The Sustainable Commodity Initiative aims to discover ways to ensure that sustainable practices are adopted into commodity production and trade. A joint initiative of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)


Worldwatch Institute -
The Worldwatch Institute does research to promote an environmentally sustainable and socially just society. In 2011, Slow Food contributed to their report, State of the World 2011: Innovations that Nourish the Planet.