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Slow food nation : why our food should be good, clean, and fair

Author: Carlo Petrini
Publisher: New York : Rizzoli Ex Libris, 2007.
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Emphasizing the use of natural, organic, and healthy ingredients, the author explains how we can conserve natural biodiversity and protect fading agricultural practices that are threatened by mass consumerism, by implementing the culinary traditions of the native peoples of diverse regions around the world.
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Petrini, Carlo, 1949-
Slow food nation.
New York : Rizzoli Ex Libris, 2007
(OCoLC)608356995
Named Person: Carlo Petrini; Carlo Petrini
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carlo Petrini
ISBN: 0847829456 9780847829453
OCLC Number: 124067678
Language Note: "Originally published in Italian in 2005 as Buono, pulito e giusto by Gli struzzi Einaudi"--T.p. verso.
Description: x, 262 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: I. A worrying picture. Peppers and tulips ; Tehuacán Laguiole ; A worrying picture ; A single destiny: nature, man, and food ; The Millennium Assessment ; Restoring food to its central place ; Agroindustry? ; A new agriculture for the planet ; The gastronome --
II. Gastronomy and new gastronomy. My gastronomy teachers: organizers, writers, producers, and gourmets ; Gastronomy ; Alice ; The Florence group ; Pleasure and health ; The new gastronomy: a definition --
III. Quality as an objective. The tastes of my memory ; Good ; The Indian prawns ; Clean ; Green California ; Fair --
IV. Three ideas to put into practice. New York and the idea of taste workshops ; Education ; At Morozzo fair: the capons ; Co-producers ; Sir Albert Howard ; Dialogue between realms ; Backward in what sense? --
V. Creating. The Sami and the Mongols ; Creating a network ; Short circuit San Francisco-Bajardo ; Bringing about cultural change: a holistic vision of the world of gastronomes ; Chiapas, Rockefeller, and the small farmers of Puglia ; Creating a fair and sustainable food distribution system ; Rural generosity ; Creating a new system of values for the network of gastronomes --
Appendix: From the manifesto on the future of food --
10 things every person can do to strengthen our food communities.
Other Titles: Buono, pulito e giusto.
Responsibility: Carlo Petrini ; translated by Clara Furlan and Jonathan Hunt.

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"Petrini builds his case against fast food and offers ways to bring back the balance between nature and our table." "Bon Appetit""The book is an earthly, through treatise on eating well." "Whole Read more...

 
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