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Five Tastes of Food For Change

To get a feel for Food For Change, Terra Madre Salone del Gusto presents five different areas to look at certain themes more in depth and help educate visitors on challenges and solutions. Food for Change is meant to inspire all Terra Madre Salone del Gusto visitors to reflect on their food choices and the power they have to bring change. What one chooses to put on their plate not only affects personal health, but also the environment, social justice, the economy and many international issues. With every bite, every individual leads the world in a certain direction. Choosing a specific food from a specific place means taking sides. Food for Change means not being indifferent towards the earth or its resources and thinking about the future for all. The idea of changing every food produced may seem an incredibly daunting task, but by looking at what goes on our […]

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Food for Change: The Terra Madre Salone del Gusto Revolution

Organized by Slow Food, the Region of Piedmont and the City of Turin, Terra Madre Salone del Gusto will be taking over Turin from September 20 to 24, 2018. “Food for Change” is the guiding theme of this 12th edition of the world’s most important event dedicated to good, clean and fair food, from the program of conferences and Taste Workshops to the immense Market to the Terra Madre Forums where farmers and food artisans from around the world will be gathering. Food for change is the revolution we want to launch in preparation for this upcoming event. In 1996, Slow Food organized the first-ever Salone del Gusto in Turin to support small-scale, artisanal, quality food production as it struggled to compete in the global market. In 2018 the aim is to get co-producers to play an even more active role in the production process. How? By inviting everyone to […]

Preparations Underway for Terra Madre Salone del Gusto 2018

The organization of Terra Madre Salone del Gusto 2018 has been proceeding apace for some months now, and in Turin and among food professional rumors are swirling about what this 12th edition of the most important international event for good, clean and fair food will look like.

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Figures always require interpretation, often a difficult task. Nonetheless, some of the numbers from Terra Madre Salone del Gusto 2016 can give an idea of the scale and scope of the last edition of the event.

Terra Madre Salone del Gusto 2016 Closes, A New Chapter Opens

Seven thousand delegates from 143 countries, 300 Slow Food Presidia and 1000 food communities of the Terra Madre network from five continents. These are not simply numbers, they represent a humanity that is united here to discuss the great challenges which we must confront, above all the safeguarding of agricultural biodiversity.