Providencia and Santa Catalina are home to an unusual species that typifies these small Caribbean islands: the black land crab (Gecarcinus ruricola), which has a dark shell, red legs and an extraordinary flavor. The crabs once lived across the whole archipelago and were integral to the local diet and economy as well as to the …
Waranà means “the beginning of all knowledge” in the language of the indigenous Sateré-Mawé people from Brazil’s Amazon rainforest. The small red fruit is at the heart of Sateré-Mawé culture and the Slow Food Presidium built around it is helping elders pass on their knowledge to younger generations.
The Fourth Global Meeting of the Indigenous Peoples’ Forum, organized by IFAD in Rome, took place on February 12th and 13th. First established in 2011, the forum is a permanent process of consultation and dialogue between representatives from indigenous peoples’ institutions and organizations, IFAD and governments.
Honey made by the Gourmantché people in the eastern Tapoa region of Burkina Faso is the product Slow Food has chosen as the 5,000th passenger to board its Ark of Taste, the online catalogue of forgotten and endangered foods that belong to the local culture, history and tradition of places all over the planet.