Slow Food Chapter Profiles:
Slow Food Gainesville – Florida
This video was produced for the University of Florida to explain the Slow Food movement in Gainesville, which hopes to combat today’s push towards fast food, by asking people to produce their food organically and in a way that can sustain our environment. Posted: March 05, 2008 2,208 views
Slow Food Toronto – Ontario, Canada
The Slow Food concept was founded by Carlo Petrini in 1986, and celebrates the importance of connecting pleasure to food. Many of Toronto’s top chefs practice this idea, and encourage both visitors and locals to enjoy the region’s fine selection of fresh ingredients. Join executive chefs Anne Yarymowich (Frank, Art Gallery of Ontario) and Teddy Corrado (C5, Royal Ontario Museum) as they discuss their approach to cooking in Canada.
The Slow Food Movement:
Slow Food Nation: An Evening with Carlo Petrini
An excerpt: From Fast Food Nation To Slow Food Nation, Carlo Petrini, founder of Slow Food International, speaks to us about his revolutionary ideas.
People & Power: the Slow Food Movement
People & Power looks at the work of Carlo Petrini, an Italian journalist and food activist, whose organization, Slow Food, is considered the culinary wing of the anti-globalization movement. Produced by Al Jazeera.
The Mother of Slow Food: Alice Waters
Alice Waters has been preaching the virtues of cultivating fresh food for decades. As Lesley Stahl reports, this world-renowned chef and restaurateur hopes a slower approach to the food we eat will keeps us healthier and greener. Produced by CBS 60 Minutes.
Slowing Down in the Fast New World
In an event sponsored by Visions and Voices, the University of Southern California’s arts and humanities initiative, on November 9, 2007, the USC Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy hosted a panel discussion titled “Slowing Down the Fast New World.” The panel, moderated by USC professor Gelya Frank, focused on how technology and a fast-paced lifestyle inhibit our mental and physical well-being. The panelists were Peter Whybrow, director of the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA and author of American Mania: When More is Not Enough; Robert Gottlieb, director of the Urban and Environmental Policy Institute at Occidental College; Evan Kleiman, host of “Good Food” on KCRW 89.9 FM, founder of Slow Food Los Angeles and owner of local slow food movement eatery Angeli Caffe; and writer/photographer Paula Stoeke, executive director of the Sculpture Foundation. A picnic lunch catered by Angeli Caffe followed the discussion.
Slow Food School Garden – Carlo Petrini visit
Slow Food founder Carlo Petrini dedicates the Sanchez School Garden project. Produced by ABC News with Charles Gibson
*New* Fast Food Nation Trailer
Out in theaters November 17th. A dramatic feature based on material from the incendiary book Fast Food Nation, a no-holds-barred exploration of the fast food industry that ultimately revealed the dark side of the “All American Meal.” Produced by Fox Search Light Films.