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Exploring the Terra Madre International Market

Posted 3 years ago in Terra Madre 2014

Food products, food cultures, food knowledge: this embodies the spirit of Terra Madre! Upon entering the International market, there is an overwhelming sense of community, country pride, and tremendous love of good, clean and fair food. When global Slow Food producers gather in one place, exploring their market is like eating your way around the world. Such an energizing space!

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Drink-in

Posted 3 years ago in SFYN Blog Terra Madre 2014

After the SFYN conference it was time for the long-awaited Drink-in. Baaf Vonk, liquor wizard from the Netherlands, organized another drink-in after the success of last Terra Madre. Similar to the idea of an Eat-In people bring a drink with a story to share amongst each other. In this instance delegates were asked to bring a traditional drink from their countries to introduce the incredibly diverse SFYN crowd to the wonders of drink around the world.

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The Future of Food is Ours!

Posted 3 years ago in Terra Madre 2014

The Sunday of Terra Madre all of the Slow Food Youth Network came together to attend our own conference, where in one and a half hour some key members showcased the growth and strength of our network. With a typical peptalk of Carlo Petrini in the middle, it was an inspiring session where the positive energy was so clear in the room that everybody attending walked out with a smile on their faces.

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Designing impact into campaigns

Posted 3 years ago in SFYN Blog Terra Madre 2014

In a session with Tristram Stuart, we explored the worlds of food waste and campaigning.

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Protect heritage, pay your farmer.

Posted 3 years ago in SFYN Blog Terra Madre 2014

Today we heard the stories from three inspiring young people involved in cheese making and protecting heritage in the Alps. People that decided to keep in touch with the countryside while other youngsters to move to the city.

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