Terra Madre 2020

Below are reports from the various Terra Madre 2020 events attended. Terra Madre 2020 runs from 8 October through to April 2021 with numerous online events freely available to all, with instant translation provided if needed. Click here for full list of events.

Paula McIntyre Cooks Rare Breed Pork

Paula McIntyre Cooks Rare Breed Pork

Paula McIntyre - Director, Slow Food Northern Ireland, Slow Food Cooks Alliance Moderator – Nia Williams – Director of Slow Food Wales Paula explained that she would be using pork from Seaview Farm in Portrush, a 4th generation dairy farm which recently introduced...

read more
Slow as an Artisan: Why Slow Food Matters

Slow as an Artisan: Why Slow Food Matters

Shane Holland (Executive Chairman of Slow Food UK) moderated a discussion on artisan food production, including how it is made, the impact on the environment and the cost of food. Lizzie Dyer of Just Kidding explained that only the most popular meat cuts are available...

read more
Honey:  Slow Food and Cultural Powerhouse

Honey: Slow Food and Cultural Powerhouse

Hosted by Paula McIntyre, talking to Sarah Wyndham Lewis – Honey Sommelier Sarah opened her talk with the phrase “honey is a postcard of the place where it's from” stating there is a joy in exploring honey. Historically, the honey bee has been around for 88 million...

read more
Tasting of Northern Irish Cheeses

Tasting of Northern Irish Cheeses

Moderated by Paula McIntyre hosted by Jonnie and Laura of IndieFude. Paula explained that there was a fledgling artisan cheese industry in Northern Ireland with only six artisan cheese makers, compared to 40-50 in the Republic. The Republic's cheese making journey...

read more
What do you cook when COVID-19 shuts your restaurant?

What do you cook when COVID-19 shuts your restaurant?

As part of Terra Madre, Slow Food UK is holding Terra Madre Fringe, with various online events. The first event was organised by Slow Food Scotland Cook's Alliance to discuss what they did to keep the humanity in hospitality during the pandemic. First up was Peter...

read more
Terra Madre 2020

Terra Madre 2020

Terra Madre 2020 starts on 8 October and will run through to April 2021. Unlike previous years where the international Slow Food community has taken over the city of Turin in Italy to celebrate Salone del Gusto and Terra Madre, this year Terra Madre is going online!...

read more

Become a Member Today!

Join a network of a million activists across more than 150 countries.
Support more than 10,000 projects protecting biodiversity.
Defend Good, Clean and Fair food for all.

Join UsContact Us