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Week 6: Let’s ACT for FAIR food #OnMyPlate

Week 6: Let’s ACT for FAIR food #OnMyPlate

“I’m no longer accepting the things I cannot change… I’m changing the things I cannot accept.”- Angela Davis (American activist, author and educator) As we heard last week in this video, unfair food is unfortunately found everywhere in our globalised food system. But...

Menu of the Week #5: Fair Food #OnMyPlate

Menu of the Week #5: Fair Food #OnMyPlate

“Every time you spend money, you are casting a vote for the kind of world you want.” Anna Lappe (American author, educator and sustainable food advocate) Over the past 4 weeks, you’ve learned what makes food GOOD and CLEAN. You’ve also taken actions to change what is...

What does FAIR food mean to Yara Dowani (Palestine)?

What does FAIR food mean to Yara Dowani (Palestine)?

Yara Dowani is the co-founder and spokesperson for Om Sleiman farm, an agroecological community and the first community supported agriculture (CSA) project in Palestine. She also manages hostel in Ramallah where volunteers can go, learn good agriculture practices in...

What does FAIR food mean to Carlo Sumaoang (Philippines)?

What does FAIR food mean to Carlo Sumaoang (Philippines)?

Carlo Sumaoang is a 34-year-old from the Philippines, and for work… he does a lot of different things: he manages the marketing for his family’s organic fertilizer business, and in 2016 he founded MNLGrowkits, a start-up that sells kits to get people started growing...

What does FAIR food mean to Teresa Santiago (Brazil)?

What does FAIR food mean to Teresa Santiago (Brazil)?

Teresa Santiago is a Slow Food activist from Bahia, Brazil, and coordinator of the agroecological settlment of Dois  Riachões, where families from different regions have settled to form an intentional community, reaffirming the right and their struggle for food...

Week 4: Let’s ACT for CLEAN food #OnMyPlate

Week 4: Let’s ACT for CLEAN food #OnMyPlate

“Imagine if we had a food system that actually produced wholesome food. Imagine if it produced that food in a way that restored the land. Imagine if we could eat every meal knowing these few simple things: What it is we’re eating. Where it came from. How it found its...

What does CLEAN mean for Teresa Gilles (Bolivia)?

What does CLEAN mean for Teresa Gilles (Bolivia)?

On the third and fourth week of the On My Plate challenge, we explore CLEAN food. Slow Food and the Slow Food Youth Network continue their journey through the tables of over 3,000 young people around the world.I have always known, thought and felt that I have to take...

What does CLEAN mean for Eduard and Gennady Yastrebov (Russia)?

What does CLEAN mean for Eduard and Gennady Yastrebov (Russia)?

On the third and fourth week of the On My Plate challenge, we explore CLEAN food. Slow Food and the Slow Food Youth Network continue their journey through the tables of over 3,000 young people around the world. «My brother and I often joke about why we decided to...

What does CLEAN mean for John Kiwagalo (Uganda)?

What does CLEAN mean for John Kiwagalo (Uganda)?

On the third and fourth week of the On My Plate challenge, we explore CLEAN food. Slow Food and the Slow Food Youth Network continue their journey through the tables of over 3,000 young people around the world.Starting today and for the next two weeks, we will be...

Menu of the Week #3: Clean Food #OnMyPlate

Menu of the Week #3: Clean Food #OnMyPlate

“Eaters must understand that eating takes place inescapably in the world, that it is inescapably an agricultural act, and that how we eat determines, to a considerable extent, how the world is used.” Wendell Berry (American writer and farmer) Now you know a lot about...