What do cocktails in Japan, cheeseboards in San Francisco, women in incarceration and banning cars in Florence have in common? Bees. (I attended the Slow Food conference (Terra Madre Salone del Gusto) in Turin, Italy from the 22nd till the 26th of September 2016. Over January I am going to post something each week that was key… Read More Urban Beekeeping Italian Style
I attended the Slow Food conference (Terra Madre Salone del Gusto) in Turin, Italy from the 22nd till the 26th of September 2016. I was able to participate in a rich human and gastronomic educational and fun festa that I have sat on now for 3 months with no sharing. I’m fit to burst. Over… Read More Slow Travel.
“We believe that we can add meaning to life by making things go faster. We have an idea that life is short – and that we must go fast to fit everything in. But life is long. The problem is that we don’t know how to spend our time wisely.” — Carlo Petrini, Founder of… Read More Travelling at a Snails Pace
In 1986 Slow Food was born in Italy with a name to directly confront the concept of fast food. It is now a global organisation and was started by Carlo Petrini from Bra, near Turin in Italy. The clip below is for those of you that speak Italian. He had already been a politically active man, he was… Read More Slow Food