20 September

Food For Change: grow a climate-friendly future

Torino-Lingotto Fiere

Agriculture is simultaneously one of the main causes of climate change and one of its most sensitive and vulnerable victims.

Most importantly, agriculture can still be one of the solutions. For Slow Food, the strong connection between climate change and the food we eat is increasingly evident. This is why the international ‘Food for Change’ campaign continues in 2018, to support climate-friendly production methods and encourage consumers to gain awareness. At Terra Madre we will hear from people who face the effects of climate change daily, and we will put some possible solutions on the table.

Moderator:  Francesco Sottile, Italy, Slow Food Italia, agronomist, Università di Palermo

  • Mahdi Poodineh, Iran, Slow Food Tehran Trustee
  • Leonare Nainoka, Fiji, Slow Food activist and contact person
  • José Antonio Casimiro Gonzalez, Cuba, farmer and delegate of Terra Madre
  • Ibrahim Camara, climate migrant
  • Elisabeth Tempier, Representative of the Mediterranean Presidium of Prudence, France
  • Amina Duba, Kenya, indigenous shepherd
  • Luca Mercalli, Italy, meteorologist, president of the Società Meteorologica Italiana scientific divulger and climatologist
  • Carlo Petrini, Italy, President of Slow Food
  • Stefano Vegetabile, producer, LaCasaRotta Ecovillage, Slow Food food community
  • Loubie Rusch, South Africa, trustee of Mother City, South Africa
  • Xavier Hamon – French Slow Food Chefs Alliance
  • Richard McCarthy, USA, President of Slow Food USA
  • Nadezhda Zhdanova, Russia, coordinator of the Terra Madre community network in Russia and winner of the Eat Local challenge, Slow Food Menu for Change campaign 2017

The Terra Madre thematic Forums are presented by delegates of the network and are open to the public as long as seats are available.

Priority entrance reserved for delegates. Access requires registration on site.

20 September

15:30 - 17:30

Sala Rossa/Red Room