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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

Slow Food 2014 ends with happy memories

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Torino: The 5-day Slow Food carnival which saw the attendance of 220,000 visitors and 400 journalists from 63 countries (excluding the Italian press) has come to a successful end. People from around the world renewed their commitment of cataloguing their … Continue reading