What is Agroecology? Do sustainable animal products really exist, and where to find them?
SFYN Podcast
by Slow Food Youth Network
2w ago
In today's episode we will learn what agroecology is, how it applies to agriculture, to fishing and regenerative animal farming and we will also get some practical tips on how we can find agroecological products and be part of the change... This podcast is part of a small series dedicated to the Planting the Future challenge (https://plantingthefuture.slowfood.com/)  Host and production: Valentina Gritti Guests: Moreen Ankunda (Slow Food Uganda), Matheus Sborgia (Regenerative Cattle Farmer at Terras Caipora), Didier Gascuel (Researcher and Professor of Marine Ecology at Institut Agro), Ri ..read more
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Exploring Beans: From Culinary Traditions to Everyday Cooking Tips
SFYN Podcast
by Slow Food Youth Network
3w ago
What’s the difference between beans and pulses? Is it bad to eat canned beans? How is Polish independence linked to the beans from the town of Lamim in Brazil?  This episode is part of a small series dedicated to the Planting the Future Challenge, in which we take a deep dive into our food system and its challenges, get inspired to cook up plant-rich meals, learn about agroecology as a solution and get into action! For more information on the challenge and to sign up, visit www.plantingthefuture.slowfood.com Guests: Nicolas Carton (Researcher & Global Bean Project Coordinator), Lucas ..read more
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Improving your eating habits: a guide on how to make it a long-lasting change
SFYN Podcast
by Slow Food Youth Network
1M ago
Is there such a thing as an ideal diet? Is there a place for animal proteins in a climate friendly diet? How can we effectively change the way we eat and make sure this becomes a new habit that persists in time?  This podcast is part of a small series dedicated to the Planting the Future Challenge, in which we take a deep dive into our food system and its challenges, get inspired to cook up plant-rich meals, learn about agroecology as a solution and get into action! For more information on the challenge and to sign up, visit www.plantingthefuture.slowfood.com Guests: Francesco Scaglia (Cu ..read more
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Slow Food Goes Brussels: 2023 policy highlights and upcoming EU parliament elections
SFYN Podcast
by Slow Food Youth Network
2M ago
Last podcast of the year: a great way to catch up with European advocacy highlights of 2023 and what to expect in 2024! Between 6–9 June 2024, millions of Europeans will participate in shaping the future of European democracy on the occasion of the European elections. It is a unique moment when people of 28 European countries collectively decide on the future of the European Union. Why does it matter from the food movement point of view?  Host: Valentina Gritti Guests: Madeleine Coste, Slow Food Advocacy Director               Jannie  ..read more
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What can we expect from COP28? A conversation with Raj Patel and Edward Mukiibi
SFYN Podcast
by Slow Food Youth Network
3M ago
COP 28 has just begun. The attention of all those who care about the climate crisis and work to influence governments and institutions to adopt effective mitigation and adaptation measures have their eyes on Dubai. It is the first COP held since the full release of the latest update in March 2023 of the 6th Assessment Report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (the IPCC). This report summarises and synthesises the most up-to-date climate science and provides the best scientific basis to set climate policy. Today I am delighted to host two very special guests to discuss some update ..read more
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Why shall we all be climate activists right now?
SFYN Podcast
by Slow Food Youth Network
3M ago
Why is it important to be activists? Why shall we raise our voices before COP28? How can we live in a more climate friendly way? Does it make sense to talk about the climate crises now, while so many horrors are happening around the world?  In this episode I will have a conversation with Elena Lucchiari, the Flash COP campaign manager at Slow Food Youth Network. Elena is a young Italian activist with a background in international development studies. The second guest of today is Shane Holland, Executive Chairman of Slow Food in the UK. Shane is a food writer, a university lecturer, he has ..read more
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Slow Food Goes Brussels: how can we recognise Greenwashing and Corporate Capture?
SFYN Podcast
by Slow Food Youth Network
4M ago
We are going to focus our conversation on Greenwashing: what is it exactly? Who is behind it? How does it work and what can we do to face it?   I am delighted to carry out today's discussion with two experts on the topic of Greenwashing. Hazel Healy is DeSmog's UK Editor. She is also a freelance writer and broadcaster specializing in stories about food justice, climate and migration. Hazel recently published together with Rachel Sherrington the article “A Guide to Six Greenwashing Terms Big Ag Is Bringing to COP28” on DeSmog, independent, investigative website.  The second guest of ..read more
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Decolonize your food! A conversation with Francisco Prieto
SFYN Podcast
by Slow Food Youth Network
4M ago
What are indigenous peoples' traditional foods? And why are they so important? What does it mean that they are still being colonized and is it possible to decolonize these foods? what can we do in our daily lives to support indigenous peoples and if we belong to an indigenous people how can we support our community? Today I will have a conversation with Luis Francisco Prieto, Indigenous Peoples and Afrodescendant Focal Point at Slow Food International, with a special focus on the topic of food decolonisation. Host and Production: Valentina Gritti Guest: Luis Francisco Prieto Audio Technical Su ..read more
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Slow Food Goes Brussels: GMOs and Pesticides, a Chemical Romance
SFYN Podcast
by Slow Food Youth Network
5M ago
So many of the foods we eat everyday are sprayed again and again with pesticides before landing on our table. And we all learned over the years, one scandal after another, that this is no good news, either for our health or the environment. But what most people don’t know is the tight connection between pesticides and GMOs. As the European Union is about to take some critical decisions on both pesticides and GMOs, we unveil the troubling truth about that very toxic couple, which are tied by many links, with our three guests: Mute Schimpf, policy officer at Friends of the Earth Europe Bosse Da ..read more
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Music on the plate: can sound influence our perception of food? With Simone Campa, Leonardo Prieto and Deiniol Pritchard
SFYN Podcast
by Slow Food Youth Network
7M ago
Music and food are both important cultural expressions of different communities, they are part of rituals, they are elements that support the creation of bonds among people and they are more direct ways of communication compared to language for instance. But music and sounds can also trigger a different sensory outcome when we taste food. So what are the connections between food and music from a cultural perspective? And how do soundscape and music influence our taste and flavour perception? Host and production: Valentina Gritti Guests: Simone Campa: director of the Orchestra Terra Madre, soun ..read more
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