China: A Cutting-Edge Laboratory
Slow Food Great China and the City of Chengdu are very happy to be organizing and hosting the 7th Slow Food International Congress. We are not only honored and enthusiastic, but also feel the weight of this great responsibility, first and foremost because we want to introduce this great movement to a population with a …
Slow Food International Congress 2017
According to one of the many elaborations of the “butterfly effect” theory, the smallest beat of a butterfly’s wings can lead directly to the formation of a hurricane on the other side of the planet. In other words, even tiny variations in initial conditions can produce changes in the long-term behavior of a system. And …
Italian Prime Minister Meets with Slow Food Great China
On May 15, as part of his official visit to China, Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni met with the coordinators of Slow Food Great China that are now looking forward to the Slow Food International Congress. It will be an important event, testifying to Italy’s close cultural connections with China.
When Rural Reconstruction Meets Slow Food
The Chinese began rearing silkworms 7,000 years ago, and the domestication of wild rice can be traced back 6,400 years. Today, China still has an old agricultural society with a large rural population and farming is a key part of the national economy. In harmony with nature, traditional Chinese agriculture combines knowledge, culture and traditional technology, and has helped shape Chinese culture and civilization.