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In 1986 when McDonald’s came to Rome, an Italian food lover named Carlo Petrini organized a movement in response to fast food. He called it Slow Food. It has now spread to over 150 countries. Slow Food celebrates local food, artisanal food, fair compensation for everyone involved in food production, and a return to the social joys of eating. This two part video series tells the story.

Slow Food, Part 1

The average meal in America comes from 1500 miles away. One tenet of the Slow Food movement is to eat locally. In this video you’ll see a Georgia restaurateur driving out into the countryside to buy fresh produce from a couple of organic farms. He talks with the farmer and pulls the beets and lettuce and onions right out of the ground. What could be fresher than that?

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7:57AM PST on Jan 7, 2013

Thanks.

7:47PM PDT on May 2, 2012

Thanks.

1:53AM PDT on May 1, 2012

thanks for sharing

3:11AM PST on Dec 18, 2011

Thanks.

7:01AM PDT on Aug 18, 2011

Amazing! Thanks for sharing.

6:24PM PDT on Jul 28, 2011

Thanks for the article.

2:29AM PST on Feb 1, 2011

Thanks for the article.

5:53PM PST on Dec 30, 2010

Thanks.

6:30PM PDT on Nov 4, 2010

Interesting for the middle class and somewhat poor, but totally not economically viable for the truly poor.

10:25AM PDT on Oct 17, 2010

Thanks

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Grazie della condivisione.

Interesting concept

lol nice list, and what about this kitties? http://square-pics.com/m/858699146268242349_19514091 …

You forgot the American Staffords, they love so much cuddling with the family.

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