International movement opposing fast food, and promoting protecting the heritage, traditions and culture of food. Newsletter, events, and membership information.
Carl Honoré: In Praise of Slowness
Describes the intent, origin, and the benefits of the slow movement. Contains short reviews of various books on the slow movement and images of his book covers.
An international network of small towns working to preserve their local environment by promoting less frantic lifestyles, local goods and services, and the individuality of their towns. Describes how they work, how to join, news items, and related links.
National Farmers' Retail & Markets Association (FARMA)
A co-operative of farmers, producers selling on a local scale, and farmers' markets organisers; includes links to farmers' markets and farm shops, news, resources, and details of membership.
RAFT Alliance (Renewing America's Food Traditions)
Partnership aiming to maintain the food diversity of North America. Information about activities, resource listings, and how to get involved.
Slow Food Canada
A national eco-gastronomic organization founded to counteract fast food and fast life and the disappearance of local food traditions. Information about membership, events and local groups.
Slow Food Piedmont Triad
A group that promotes the slow food movement in the triad metro area in North Carolina, United States. Lists upcoming events, how to get involved, membership details, and related links.
Slow Food USA
Describes their programs, upcoming events, links to chapters, and a blog.
Slow Food in the United Kingdom
Movement which promotes the enjoyment and protection of locally-produced food products and regional cooking. News items, upcoming events, and links to other slow food groups.
Lists upcoming events, their projects, pictures, Irish recipes and vendors, and membership details.
Biennial conference where food communities, cooks, and academics work to promote sustainable, small-scale, and traditional food production.
The Slow Food Foundation for Biodiversity
Promotes and funds projects to preserve "heritage" crops and livestock strains as elements of traditional foodways.
Wikipedia: Slow Food
Hyperlinked article about the international development of the Slow Food movement, its objectives and impact.
Wikipedia: Slow Movement
Describes the movement's purpose and history and lists related links.