Category Archives: Slow Food

Stewardship of Place

My mother grew up in the Great Depression on a homestead in eastern Alberta.  The values she learned there, she passed on to me: wasting things is wrong, hard work won’t hurt you, good eating is an essential part of living, … Continue reading

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Slow, Tasty Leadership–or Eat Locally, Save Globally

Carlo Petrini is a leader most of us never heard of–yet his idea is changing the world for the better.  In 1986, McDonald’s wanted to open one of its franchises near the Spanish Steps in Rome.  Like many Italians, Petrini took … Continue reading

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