Slow Food: Meals with meaning
Nutrition rules our lives. More and more people are aware of this. The Slowfood movement wants to improve the consciousness of this issue and combine the pleasures of food with serious thoughts about our daily bread. What they want and what they do, you can read here:
Nowadays in the agrarian industry the companies put their emphasis on farm animals and useful plants which deliver high earnings. Thru breeding of certain performance features of the food donators also disadvantages arise: Plants and animals become susceptible for illnesses and are no more optimally adapted to nature. They only serve industrial guidelines.
- Agrobiodiversity: variety beats performance
Dr. Ursula Hudson, since February 2009 acting chairperson of Slow Food Germany, lives and works in Germany and in Great Britain. Newer publications and lectures are on cultural-thematic practise, culinary education, culinary books, as well as on culinary artistic sociability.
- Interview with Dr. Ursula Hudson
The German translation of this noteworthy book was pending for some time. Published 2009 already in Italian, the Slowfood founder outlines here his political and economic philosophy of food. For Petrini the multinational agroindustrial groups cause our estrangement from the bases of our existence.
- Review: „Terra Madre“ by Carlo Petrini