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SFYN CONFERENCE

Posted 4 years, 6 months ago in SFYN Blog

// The Future is Ours!

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Reverse Engineering DiscoSoup Workshop

Posted 4 years, 6 months ago in SFYN Blog

Reverse engineering is the process of extracting knowledge or design information from anything man-made, with the ultimate goal of applying this knowledge to a new concept. The question for today is: can we reverse engineer the concept of DiscoSoup?

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Interview Nils Aguilar, director of ‘Voices of Transition’

Posted 4 years, 6 months ago in SFYN Blog

In preparation for the amazing five days of SFYN at Terra Madre ahead of us, we’ll interview a few of our speakers and guests. Today: Nils Aguilar, director of the movie Voices of Transition. We will be showing a clip from the movie at the stand on Friday night, followed by a Q&A with Nils.

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Elitism on our plate

Posted 4 years, 6 months ago in SFYN Blog

Most of us SFYN activists have had to explain what Slow Food and the Slow Food Youth Network are to skeptical outsiders. In my experience in Europe, many people who don’t know Slow Food think we are a bunch of rich people sitting around swilling wine glasses and spooning each other caviar. Although I won’t deny these things can be delicious (actually I can’t remember the last time I even saw caviar…), this picture definitely does not fit what many of us SFYN activists do or what our work is about.

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The Academy: Involving Youth in the World of Food

Posted 4 years, 6 months ago in SFYN Blog Terra Madre 2014

When Samuel Levie launched the Dutch Youth Food Movement five years ago, he and some friends also came up with the idea of an Academy. To be a movement, they thought, you need the chance to learn more about the food system as whole… and so the first YFM Academy was born!

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