Slow Food International

Slow Food is a global movement acting together to ensure good, clean and fair food for all.

We cultivate a worldwide network of local communities and activists who defend cultural and biological diversity, promote food education as well as the transfer of traditional knowledge and skills, and influence policies in public and private sectors.

Global Bean projects we are involved in:

We can offer:

The connection with an international network of legumes lovers and activists, Slow Beans, which includes farmers, cooks and young enthusiasts. An international platform for discussions in our physical and digital events.

We seek:

Activists with whom collaborate in supporting to the Slow Beans efforts to preserve and promote legumes biodiversity!

In the Global Bean network since:
July 2022


Legumes in Community Catering

Public canteens are often, especially in schools, considered a mere cost item in the budget of a municipality or a company. Instead, collective catering can have an important educational value, a significant health impact and be a driver for the development of local sustainable agriculture.

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Legumes In School Canteens 

Have you ever thought about what they cook in school cafeterias (and how)? The cost of good, healthy food doesn’t have to be unsustainable. The case of Qualità & Servizi, which prepares 9,000 meals a day for schools on the Florence plain, is a good practice example. Today instead we address a different aspect, in certain respects even more striking: namely the fact that this model may be replicated everywhere.

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