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110 countries participate in Intl Slow Food Movement

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Torino: “Food is not a commodity. It is a living thing and we have to learn to respect food and especially those who produce it”, said Carlo Pettrini, father of the Slow Food Movement, to a rousing applause from the … Continue reading

Viva slow food!

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FOR THOSE who see food only as a means of satisfying hunger will not comprehend what Carlo Pettrini, the founder of the Slow Food Movement, means when he talks about food as a gift of nature to humankind. Food is … Continue reading

Daylight saving begins in Italy: Time shock for North-Easterners

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TORINO: For North Easterners at the Indigenous Terra Madre it was quite a welcome surprise to be told that winter timings have started since midnight of Saturday October 25 and therefore the clock is set back by one hour (daylight … Continue reading

110 countries participate in Intl Slow Food Movement

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“Food is not a commodity. It is a living thing and we have to learn to respect food and especially those who produce it”, said Carlo Pettrini, father of the Slow Food Movement, to a rousing applause from the nearly five thousand strong audience gathered at the Pala Alpitour (Polaisozaki), Continue reading

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NESFAS at the TED Talks

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A great idea can be the start of a great revolution. At UTM Shillong, ideas that can change the world for a better tomorrow will take center-stage. The TEDxUTMShillong is an effort towards sharing and spreading life changing works of … Continue reading

Celebrating a Revival

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Something very interesting is happening in North East India. The local communities have been holding a series of Food Festivals where locally available (wild edibles) and locally grown food (cultivated) are displayed and cooked. Known as Mei Ram ew, and … Continue reading