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Linking sustainable practices throughout Europe

Slow Food

Rural topic(s): Local food Chains

City: Bra

Country: Italy

Web site: http://www.slowfood.com

Slow Food is a global, grassroots organization with supporters in 160 countries around the world who are linking the pleasure of good food with a commitment to their community and the environment.

There are over 100,000 members joined in 1,500 convivia – their local chapters – worldwide, as well as a network of 2,000 food communities who practice small-scale and sustainable production of quality foods.

Scale of intervention : Local, National, European, International

Keywords: traditional products, local products, local food processing, consumer producers partnerships, farmer’s market, food policy, biodiversity conservation, safeguard of knowledge, climate change, family farming, GMOs / Genetically Modified Organisms, food

Places: Europe,

Actors: network, platform, forum

Methods: knowledge collection, meeting, seminar and conference organisation, networking, raising awareness