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Do you want to be in our gang?

Posted 3 years, 6 months ago in SFYN Blogs

A SFYNtern shares her experiences and lessons learned: “Where’s the nearest McDonald’s?” “Don’t mention the enemy!” – And so began my six month internship with Slow Food. As a newbie to the world of gastronomy (and still unsure about the contents of ragù), my first few weeks in Bra were both controversial and enlightening. I joined Slow Food International’s Communication Office, where my main tasks were translation and editing.

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A weekend in the oasis of Tafilalet

Posted 3 years, 6 months ago in SFYN Weekends

We invite you to discover one of the richest heritages of a Moroccan oasis: A culinary weekend dedicated to the discovery of the treasures of Tafilalet, to try and learn the secrets of this beautiful region with their original cultural, geographical and gastronomical diversity. A weekend here will make you get into the authenticity adventure. Between valley, desert, sand dunes, oasis and high mountains, a great life lies ahead of you. Your first night will be at the Inn of the Jurassic to the High Atlas dinner with regional specialties of the local cuisine with local products.

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Traditional, local products and innovation

Posted 3 years, 6 months ago in SFYN Blogs

It has been almost two years since the SFYN movement arrived to the middle of the world, Ecuador. Since then, an amazing group of young enthusiasts have been working to change the way we view, eat and appreciate food, I have the honor to be in front of such an amazing team, but we know our task has just begun.  My name is Gonzalo Carvajal I´m 21 years old, and a culinary arts student and this is our story.

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Visit Utrecht to drink a traditional 'bakkie'!

Posted 3 years, 7 months ago in SFYN Weekends

Traditionally, lists about food in the Netherlands start with Amsterdam. But last year CNN claimed Utrecht to be the best cycling city in the world (also, the Tour de France will starts here this year!) and we have a lot more to offer than just our new cycle pads!

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A year of SFYN in Uganda

Posted 3 years, 7 months ago in SFYN Blogs

It’s now a year since Uganda joined an international movement of young food activists. My name is Ivan Kigongo, a male Ugandan junior agronomist aged 23. I’m currently coordinating the national SFYN activities in Uganda and also volunteering in other slow food projects like the 10,000 gardens in Africa and food communities helping them with technical support.

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