UK - Slow Food - You ask, they answer

29/6/2010 Guardian  Post your questions for Slow Food UK, the “eco-gastronomic” organisationampaigning for food that’s better for the
environment and fairer for the people who produce it   Tweet this Comments (…)
 Carlo Petrini, founder of the Slow Food movement. Photograph: Barry
Lewis/Corbis This week’s You Ask, They Answer guest is Slow Food UK, the British
wing of the Slow Food movement promoting food that’s local, biodiverse and comes
with an ecologically small footprint. The organisation is online from Monday to
Friday this week to answer your questions on food and the environment.
Founded by the Italian celebrity foodie Carlo Petrini in 1989, the philosophy of
the Slow Food movement says:
  We believe that the food we eat should taste good; that it should be produced
  in a clean way that does not harm the environment, animal welfare or our
  health; and that food producers should receive fair compensation for their
Whatever you want to ask about Slow Food, just post your questions below.
Want to know more about its mission to protect the biodiversity of the species
we eat? Interested in whether it agrees with its founder Petrini’s view that “we
can’t go on with the same levels of meat consumption”? Or perhaps you’ve got a
question about how Slow Food UK has recovered from what Paul Levy in February
2009 argued was a “slow death”? (Alex Renton belives it’s now on the up.
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