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Movement begun in Italy in 1986; tens of thousands of members in 45 countries. Advocates "mindfulness in food consumption" & propagation of food that is good in taste & quality, & good in benefits for human health & environment.

On the Web: Articles

Slow Food. Alexander Stille, Nation (8/9/01).

On the Web: Specialized Sites

Slow Food.com.

Slow Food USA.

Slow Magazine. Excellent quarterly distributed to members; apparently not yet available on Web.


In the Library: Articles

Pollan, Michael. "Cruising on the ark of taste," Mother Jones (5-6/03):75-77.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Honoré, Carl. In Praise of Slowness: How a Worldwide Movement is Challenging the Cult of Speed (San Francisco: Harper, 2004).

Kummer, Corby. The Pleasures of Slow Food: Celebrating Authentic Traditions, Flavors & Recipes (San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2002).

Petrini, Carlo with Ben Watson & Slow Food Editore (eds.) Slow Food: Collected Thoughts on Taste, Tradition, & the Honest Pleasures of Food (White River Junction VT: Chelsea Green, 2001).

Roberts, Wayne; Rod MacRae & Lori Stahlbrand. Real Food -- For a Change (Toronto: Detour, 1999). Draws links between food, cooking, health, jobs & energy.

Kurzweil, Jenny. Fields that Dream: Journey to the Roots of Our Food (?: Fulcrum, 2005).

In the Library: Fiction

In the Library: For Young Readers

In the Library: Poetry

In the Library: Drama

In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio

Film & Video

"Babette's Feast (Babettes gaestebud)" [1987], dir. Gabriel Axel, 102m. In video stores.

"Big Night" [1996], dir. Campbell Scott & Stanley Tucci, 107m. In video stores.

"Eat Drink Man Woman (Yin shi nan nu)" [1994], dir. Ang Lee, 123m. In video stores.

"Like Water for Chocolate (Como agua para chocolate)" [1992], Alfonso Arau, 123m. In video stores.

"Tortilla Soup" [2001], dir. María Ripoll, 102m. In video stores.


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