Here you will find the press releases published by Slow Food Brasil. You can find out more information about Slow Food and its projects on the Slow Food International Press Area.
Salone Del Gusto and Terra Madre Presentation
Carlo Petrini presents at RioCentro, the Salone Internazionale Del Gusto and Terra Madre that will take place at Turin, Italy, from 25 till 29 of October. The Salone gathers farmers, producers, fisherman, journalists, scholars and people from all over the world interested in everything related to the production and consume of food.
Location: Italian Pavillion – Parque dos Atletas
Circuito Carioca de Feiras Orgânicas - Ipanema
Slow Food is supporting the farmers’ markets at the Circuito Carioca de Feiras Orgânicas. Slow Food has organized activities such as the Biodiversity Stall gathering products from all over Brazil. Members of Slow Food and the Terra Madre Network will talk about ingredients that are not very known even among Brazilians. Marcelo Costa, from SEDES (Secretariat of Solidary Economic Development of Rio de Janeiro’s City Hall) and Carlo Petrini will be there. The press is invited to attend.
Location: Praça Nossa Senhora da Paz
In a relaxed chat, producers, chefs, scholars and members of the Terra Madre Network will talk about the food and its complex chain of production. The 10 minutes presentations will also speak about sustainable consume and concrete experiences that use food as an instrument for social transformation. Carlo Petrini will attend.
Location: People’s Summit – Aterro do Flamengo
Tenda E – Chico Science
Circuito Carioca de Feiras Orgânicas - Tijuca
UE Commissioner for Development and Cooperation – Europaid, Andris Piebalgs, Mr. Andris Piebalgs will visit the Circuito Carioca de Feiras Orgânicas (the Carioca Organic Circuit of Farmers’ Markets), invited by Slow Food president, Mr. Carlo Petrini. The visit starts at 10:45. The EU Commissioners will meet the producers, follow the activities of Slow Food and talk to the press.
Location: Praça Afonso Pena
Circuito Carioca de Feiras Orgânicas - Jardim Botânico
UE Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, Dacian Cioloş, the Italian Ministry of Environment, Land and Sea, Mr. Corrado Clini, and FAO Director-General, Mr. José Graziano da Silva, will visit the Circuito Carioca de Feiras Orgânicas (the Carioca Organic Circuit of Farmers’ Markets), invited by Mr. Carlo Petrini. The visit will start at 9h. After meeting the producers, they will talk to the press.
Location: Praça da Igreja São José da Lagoa
Chef Bernardo Simões, from Mata Atlântica Convivium, shows how to prepare diferent types of salads and dressings. Regina Tchelly presents the project Favela Orgânica, that teaches how to use parts of fruits and vegetables to its fullest to inhabitants of Morro da Babilônia, an underprivileged community. The project Revolução dos Baldinhos (Little Bucket Revolution) show how to make compost from organic waste. The press is invited to attend.
Location: Praça Edmundo Peixoto
The guide Rio de Janeiro – 100 Tips Slow Food will be distributed in all events above. Produced by Slow Food in collaboration with the magazine Prazeres da Mesa and SENAC-SP, Rio de Janeiro – 100 Tips Slow Food (in English and Portuguese), it gathers recommendations for botecos (popular bars), markets and restaurants. The guide also presents innovative social projects relating to agriculture and gastronomy in the favelas. A version for smartphones, tablets and a PDF version can be downloaded now, for free, at www.slowfoodbrasil.com/guia-rio/
Rio de Janeiro - Brazil
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The Slow Food guide Rio de Janeiro 100 Tips is now available for download. Easy to use, the pocket-sized guide is divided by neighborhoods and gathers recommendations for botecos (popular bars), markets and restaurants – from low profile, low budget places to fine dinning addresses. The guide also presents innovative social projects relating to agriculture and gastronomy that are being developed in the favelas and poor communities in and around Rio.
The guide is a Slow Food project in collaboration with the magazine Prazeres da Mesa and SENAC-SP. The graphic design was created by Dodesign-s.
The paperback version of Rio de Janeiro - 100 Tips Slow Food will be handed out during the week of Rio+20, the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development.
A PDF version optimised for smartphones and tablets can be downloaded now, for free, at www.slowfoodbrasil.com/guia-rio/
Many educational activities to support the organic farmers’ markets to be held by Slow Food during Rio+20, the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development
Invited by Slow Food president Carlo Petrini, UE Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, Dacian Cioloş and UE Commissioner for Development and Cooperation – Europaid, Andris Piebalgs, will visit the Circuito Carioca de Feiras Orgânicas (the Carioca Organic Circuit of Farmers’ Markets) during the Rio+20 Summit.
Guided by Carlo Petrini, Mr. Piebalgs will be given a tour of Tijuca farmers’ market on June 21 at 10:45, while Mr. Cioloş will visit the Jardim Botânico’s market on June 23 from 9am till 10:30.
The presence of the European Commissioners at the Organic Farmers’ Markets underlines the importance of a more sustainable model of agriculture in order to preserve the Earth as well as cultural traditions.