Looking Back on Slow Food Nations 2019
The 2019 festival theme was Where Tradition Meets Innovation. As you walked the festival streets, you got to experience and taste what Slow Food is and what we believe. You opened your taste buds to new flavors and your mind to new ideas. We hope the festival inspired you to learn more about food and how our food choices impact the world around us. If there was an event you didn’t get to catch or want to look back on, check out these videos and articles to recap the ideas and discussions of some of the biggest thinkers in the food world.
Read Articles from the Writers’ Project
Watch Food for Change Talks
Bees, both managed and wild, play an important yet often unseen role in food production and ecosystem health — as do other pollinators. Learn about the impact of policy on our buzzing friends, and how your food choices can make a positive impact. Speakers Kristen Schafer, Jennifer Holmes, and Sue Anderson share the latest scientific information on how chemical-intensive farming and mono-culture are harming pollinators.
Food on the 2020 Ballot
For at least three election cycles, food and agriculture issues have taken a back seat to identity politics, homeland security and healthcare reform. But this spring, the very first presidential forum for the 2020 election put farmers’ rights and Big Food monopolies at the fore. This panel will explore key areas of focus for 2020 candidates and what’s missing from their various platforms.
Craft Beer for Change
Craft beer is no longer a niche market for a small group of beer enthusiasts.Craft beer is now in a unique position to brew real change. Hear experts in the field explore how craft breweries can be a force for good. Learn about the ethical values that set certain brewers apart, and how innovative approaches are shaping the future of the industry.
Making Sense of Food
Every time we purchase or eat food, we are voting with our forks and making decisions that impact the planet. In our busy lives, it can be overwhelming to know what choices to make. This inspiring session gives you food for thought and practical takeaways to make real impact with your everyday food habits.
Mental Health in Hospitality
This panel serves up a healthy state of mind, featuring John Hinman, Katherine Miller, Patrick Mulvaney, Alexandra Palmerton, and Zander Tekus.