Geeky EU Summer Slow Food List for 2022

We’re back with our geeky Summer 2022 menu, where you’ll find a selection of books and podcasts on food politics to keep you company wherever you are!

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  • Slow Food Network for Youth (SFYN) Podcast

Launched in 2020, the Slow Food Youth Network podcast shares experiences, tips and interviews with young members of Slow Food communities, giving voice to food chain actors whose stories are rarely told.

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This is our special series on EU Food and Agriculture Policies, in which we explain and discuss hot topics related to agri-food in Brussels, bringing Slow Food listeners closer to the EU negotiating arena.

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  • Farm Gate, Road Venlo Costin

Farm Gate is a renewable agricultural podcast, focused on practical solutions for climate and food security. The topics covered are relevant to everyone who eats, but are specifically intended for farmers, food chain professionals, and policy makers.

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  • The food chain, From the BBC World Service

The food chain series It examines the commercial, scientific, and cultural significance of food, and what it takes to put food on our plates. Check out their episodes on why fried chicken has become the most popular fast food meat or find out how the food industry has convinced us to increase our portion size.

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  • Eating to Extinction: The World’s Rarest Food and Why We Need to Save Them | Dan Saladino

Dan Saladino, food journalist and producer of the BBC podcast The Food Program, makes a compelling case for biodiversity in Eating to extinction. Traveling to the Georgia Sea Islands for the Gichi red peas and Northern Tanzania for the Hadza people and their wild honey, Saladino Posts about the people and traditions behind endangered foods.

  • Disco Soup Cookbook | Young Slow Food Network

The Disco Soup cookbook was prepared by the Slow Food Youth Network and the World Disco Soup Day Task Force. It is an activist tool for global eaters who want to be an active part of the fight against climate change and food waste.

With insights into the situation of food waste around the world, nearly 100 recipes by World Disco Soup Day activists and inspiring stories about special produce, farmers and fishermen, the reader is invited to rediscover the value of food and its cultural heritage.

  • Reasons for Healing: Climate, Justice, and the Deep Roots of Regenerative Agriculture | Liz Carlisle

in Reasons for recoveryAnd the Readers learn that regenerative agriculture is about more than just carbon sequestration. Liz Carlisle tells the stories of Native American, Black, Latinx, and Asian farmers who have resurrected hereditary farming practices to restore indigenous prairies, promote microbial growth, and enrich soil health.

Along the way, these farmers have reconnected their communities with cultural ties to the land, demonstrating that true regenerative agriculture restores diversity in plants and people.

  • to grow boldly | Tamar Haspel

Tamar Haspel is a columnist for The Washington Post and 2015 James Beard Award recipient to grow boldly, She is on a mission: to show us that raising or collecting our food is not as difficult as it often is.

Filled with practical advice and hard-earned wisdom, to grow boldly It allows us to journey along with Haspel as she goes from ignorance to competence, learning how to dine from the surrounding landscape and discovering that a direct connection to what we eat can completely change the way we think about our food – and ourselves.

  • The Secret History of Food: Weird But True Stories About the Origins of Everything We Eat | Matt Cel

The Secret History of Food It is a rich and satisfying exploration of historical, cultural, scientific, sexual subcultures and, yes, culinary in this most important field. Siegel is Anthony Bourdain’s armchair, armed not with a chef’s knife but with knowledge drawn from medieval food-related manuscripts, ancient Chinese manuscripts, and obscure culinary journals.

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