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Harmony Through Food - Terra Madre Balkans

Posted 4 years, 10 months ago

SFYN Sofia members are on the bus right now with the rest of the Bulgarian Slow Food delegation, traveling to Dubrovnik for Terra Madre Balkans. They, as well as the rest of the Balkan delegations representing the 12 countries in our small peninsula are crossing both borders and prejudice to all flock to the once great trade capital on the Adriatic.

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SFYN can make it real!

Posted 4 years, 11 months ago

I have my own small garden near my house. Every morning, half asleep I harvest some vegetables for my family’s breakfast. Today I had a bowl of pumpkin soup, and the taste of fresh garden pumpkin gave me a great start of a very crisp morning.

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The Rise of Amsterdam’s Food Film Festival

Posted 5 years ago

From a discussion between five friends around a kitchen table to a key occasion in Europe’s good food movement…

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Brussels Policies and Local Actions

Posted 5 years ago

Slow Food Youth Network (SFYN) in Brussels is still very young but going from strength the strength! With Brussels at the political heart of Europe, we get to meet many members passing through for international meetings and events. This is the beauty of SFYN; the network provides the amazing opportunity to build friendships and share ideas about the entire food process.

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From Theory to Practice: The Reality of the UniSG Convivium

Posted 5 years, 1 month ago

“The destiny of nations depends upon the manner in which they feed themselves”, observed the French gastronome Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, already in 1825. What does it mean? How can food shape your life and the life of the entire world? To understand this and all the meanings that food has, you need time, study and passion. These are the reasons that brought Carlin Petrini to create the University of Gastronomic Sciences (Unisg) in 2004 ... my current University. Food is in the center, food is the center, and you study it from all the perspectives.  Students from all over the world come here to finally learn about something you always get in contact with, although you don’t know a lot about it. You get to understand the wide, complex world behind food and its social, environmental, economic, cultural and ethical impact.

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