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Italy - 05 Nov 12

Salone del Gusto and Terra Madre, the awe-inspiring international gathering that took place over Oct 25-29 united thousands of good, clean and fair farmers, fishers, producers and cooks, Slow Food members and leaders, our supporters and more than 200,000 visitors! Here you can find a collection of articles and photo galleries we published over the five days… PHOTO GALLERIES 10 Not-to-miss Foods at Salone A walk around the international marketplace of the Salone del Gusto and Terra Madre is an eye-opening experience for even the most travelled gastronome. From the thousands of products and producers coming from all around the world, we've selected this taster of 10 not-to-miss products for all to enjoy. The Generations of Terra Madre From enthusiastic youth to the wisdom of old age and everything in between: Portraits of Salone del Gusto and Terra Madre delegates from all generations that are working to ensure the continuation of good, clean and fair food traditions...


 Pride and Products Producers from around the world introduce the fruits of their knowledge and hard work to Turin. Street Food at Salone...It’s a pleasure! This is the real fast food. Visitors sink their teeth into simple and delectable Italian treats. The photos speak for themselves... The Other Italian Cuisine A walk through Italy’s lesser-known regional gastronomic delights in the Italian market ... Foods and Friendship At Salone del Gusto and Terra Madre, people from different backgrounds meet and exchange ideas and find solidarity through the giving and sharing of food. Here you can see beautiful portraits of some of these moments that celebrate the diversity of people, cultures and foods from across the world. The World in a Kitchen From Mozambique to Malaysia, cooks present authentic recipes from their cultures in a new dining experience … ARTICLES Salone del Gusto and Terra Madre Inaugurated in Turin United for the first time, the two events are now one immense celebration of good, clean and fair food... 10 Words that Change the World At the opening ceremony, speakers from Alice Waters to Vandana Shiva and FAO Director José Graziano Da Silva interpreted the key words of the event - earth, seeds, water, education, biodiversity and more – in front of a packed auditorium of thousands of representatives of Slow Food and Terra Madre food communities from around the world. New Media for New Farmers With just 7% of Europe’s farmers aged under 35, youth discuss how to attract more young people to food production… The Slaves of Food Production Immigrants play an integral role in producing Italy’s food, but are often exploited and mistreated. A conference at Salone explores the issue... Agriculture’s Role in Reconstructing Disaster-Hit Communities How agriculture and Slow Food are helping communities in Bosnia, Italy, Chile, Sierra Leone and Japan rebuild their lives following catastrophic disasters. ... Critical Issues Discussed at the Salone del Gusto and Terra Madre International experts explore the many varied facets of the food world at conferences during the event’s five days... And the SlowPack Prize Goes to... We announce the winners of Slow Food’s prize for innovative sustainable packaging... Right to Food: Slow Food and Terra Madre a Global Political Subject The opening of the association’s sixth International Congress... Preserving and Protecting Traditional Knowledge for the Future Granaries of Memory, Slow Food’s project to record voices, stories and knowledge online for future generations is presented at Salone...
 The Lions Roar For Africa Lions Clubs International present their commitment to adopt 200 food gardens being created in Slow Food’s Thousand Gardens in Africa project … 
 The Grassroots Revolution Inspiring edible education projects from around the world at the Salone del Gusto and Terra Madre…
 Standing Up for Indigenous Food Systems Indigenous people speak up about their right to food sovereignty, threatened by the negative consequences of globalization, food aid programs and development …
 A Declaration of Independence from Africa A conference presented a new paradigm of development, involving the protection of local gastronomy… Is Slow Tourism the Way Forward for the PIGS? Portugal, Greece and Spain look to traditional products and agriculture-related tourism as a way out of the crisis... The Riches of Africa The results of a Slow Food and FAO study that identified and catalogued over 40 traditional products in four West African countries, presented at Salone del Gusto and Terra Madre... Animal Welfare: a Win-Win Opportunity Experts, academics, small-scale farmers, civil society and intergovernmental organizations discuss the importance of introducing better animal welfare systems and supporting small-scale farmers in their implementation … Italy’s Young Women Winemakers The bold producers that are combining traditional practices with unconventional edges… Slow Food’s Sixth International Congress Comes to a Close “The world has spoken to Slow Food and Slow Food has spoken to the world”... The Salone del Gusto and Terra Madre United: A Success! Visitor numbers up 10% despite the on-going financial crisis ...


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