The Slow Food global Experience

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Johns Hopkins University – BOB Building Room 736, NW, Washington DCFebruary 8th, 2017

Panelist
Richard McCarthy – Slow Food USA, Leila Chennoufi – Worldbank, Mike Koch – FireFly Farms and FRESHFARM Markets

Daniele Moro – The US-Italy Global Affairs Forum

Francesca Casazza -The Italian cultural society for sharing their knowledge and experience

Thanks to Nazarena Lanza for her valuable input on Slow Food in Tunisia and to Slow Food Tebourba for sharing the good food!

The US-Italy Global Affairs Forum, The Italian Cultural Society of Washington DC, SAIS-Italian Society and TAYP – Tunisian American Young Professionals hosted the conference “The Slow Food Global Experience: High-quality products for cultural preservation and local development”.
 

​The Executive Director of Slow Food USA, Richard McCarthy together with Slow Food representatives and World Bank experts talked about the future of food sustainability, biodiversity and local development. Through the comparison of the Italian, American, Swiss and Tunisian experience, they discussed how cooperation could be essential in terms of agricultural development and community preservation. Participants also had the opportunity to learn more about Slow Food’s main initiatives: The Ark of Taste, Terra Madre and Presidia. It has been an inspiring and memorable event!

Thanks to our wonderful guests: Richard McCarthy – Slow Food USA, Leila Chennoufi – Worldbank, Mike Koch – FireFly Farms and FRESHFARM Markets, Daniele Moro – The US-Italy Global Affairs Forum and Francesca Casazza -The Italian cultural society for sharing their knowledge and experience. Many thanks to Nazarena Lanza for her valuable input on Slow Food in Tunisia and to Slow Food Tebourba for sharing the good food!

A special thanks goes to the audience who contributed to make the conference an engaging and passionate discussion.

Richard McCarthy, Executive Director of Slow Food USA

Watch the video of the Event

And Watch the exclusive interview with Richard McCarthy, Executive Director of Slow Food USA and member of Slow Food International by Antonella Ciancio, Video Editor in Chief of the For

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