Find here some useful resources about our main topics.

Policy Briefs

Slow Food Report: What Do the New EU Farm to Fork and Biodiversity Strategies Mean for Slow Food?
English | French | German | Italian

Joint Policy Brief: Transitioning Towards Sustainable Food Systems in Europe (Slow Food, EPHA, FoE, IFOAM EU) (2018)

English

From Food Security to Food Sufficiency: Challenging the Narrative
English | French | Spanish | German | Italian

EU Consultation

Slow Food’s Response to the EU consultation on the Farm to Fork Strategy (2020)
English 

Study

Food Policy Blueprint Scoping Study: A transition towards sustainable food systems in Europe (2018)
English

Other Policy Materials

Slow Food Contribution to the Debate on the Sustainability of the Food System (2013)
Italian | English

Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)

Policy Brief

Slow Food’s CAP Review 2018
English

Survey

Slow Food’s Contribution to the Debate on the Future of Food and Farming (2018)
English

EU Consultations

Slow Food’s response to the consultation process launched by the DG for Agriculture On the CAP legislative framework
English

Statement

Civil Society Statement: Reform of European Agricultural Policies (March 2017):
English | Italian | French | Spanish | Portuguese | German | Greek | Danish | Croatian 

Agroecology

Position Paper (2015)

Italian | French | English | Spanish 

Study

Analysis on Social Challenges and Agroecology: the data (2017)
Italian | English

Animal welfare

Position Paper (2013)

Italian | English | French | German | Portuguese | Spanish 

Survey

Survey of European Slow Food Members on Meat Consumption and Animal Welfare (2013)
Italian | English 

Position Paper

Italian | English 

Comment on EU Policy

Slow Food Comments on the Common Fisheries Policy Reform

Italian | English

Biodiversity

Position Paper on Biodiversity (2020):

Italian | English

Position Paper on Biodiversity (2021) – short version

Italian | English

Studies

Artisan Cheese Production: does hygiene policy help or hinder? (2015)
English

Do Slow Food Presidia Represent an Opportunity for the Future of the Mountains? 
Italian | English

Slow Food Presidia in Europe, a Model of Sustainability
Italian | English

Monitoring and Assessment of Good Practices on the Role of Small-Scale Farmers in the Protection of Biodiversity and Ecosystems
Italian | English

Other Policy Materials

Analysis of Five Best Practices in Europe, from the Slow Food Presidia Network
Italian | English 

Joint Information Document by Slow Food and Europarc: On Agriculture and Biodiversity in Protected Areas
Italian | English 

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Position Paper

English | Italian | French | Spanish 

Bees and pesticides

Joint Position Paper on Bees and Agriculture (Slow Food, Bee Life)

Italian | English 

Policy Brief

Policy Brief on Pesticides (2013)
Italian | English | French 

Seeds

Slow Food and Bee Life’s Position Paper on Bees and Agriculture (2015)

Italian | English | Spanish | French

Climate change

Position Paper on Climate Change and Food System
Italian | English 

Appeals

Appeal to the Representatives of Nations and International Institutions Meeting in Paris (COP 21) (2015)
Spanish | German | French | Portuguese 

Appeal to the Representatives of Nations and International Institutions Meeting in Marrakech (COP 22) (2016)
English | Italian 

Studies

Analysis of the Lifecycle and Carbon Footprint of Slow Food Presidia Products (2018):
Italian | English

Analysis of the Lifecycle and Carbon Footprint of Hay Milk Production (2018):
Italian | English

Food Waste and Food Losses

Position paper

Italian | English | French | Spanish | German 

Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO)

Policy Brief on New GMOs (2021)

English | Italian | German | French

Position Paper (2016)

English | Italian | Portuguese | French | Spanish 

Statement

Response to the EU Commission’s Report on New GMOs (2021)
English

Joint Statement on New Techniques of Genetic Engineering (2016)
English

 

Responsible Consumption

Slow Food’s Guides to Responsible Consumption

Too Much at Steak (2015)
Italian | English | Spanish | German 

When you shop, use your head!
Italian | English | French 

Labelling

Position Paper

Italian | English | French | German | Spanish 

Slow Food’s Narrative Label

What is the Narrative Label?

Studies

European Quality Schemes on Processed Pork Products (2021)
English | Italian

European Designations on Dairy Products
English | Italian