The first line of regional specialties created in collaboration with the Slow Food Foundation for Biodiversity.
Life and the Valore al Territorio line support the Slow Food Foundation for Biodiversity Onlus. Thanks to our contribution, The Foundation will be able to keep financing more than 15,000 farmers worldwide, safekeepers of vegetal varieties in risk and traditional transformation techniches. Supporting Good, Clean and Fair farming.
SLOW FOOD FOUNDATION FOR BIODIVERSITY
WHAT IS THE SLOW FOOD FOUNDATION
THE SLOW FOOD FOUNDATION FOR BIODIVERSITY WAS FOUNDED BY SLOW FOOD INTERNATIONAL AND SLOW FOOD ITALY AND IT IS THE OPERATING ORGANIZATION FOR THE PROTECTION OF FOOD BIODIVERSITY.
Born in Florence in 2003 with the contribution of the region of Tuscany, it coordinates and promotes Slow Food projects to protect food biodiversity worldwide: facilities, Ark of taste, gardens in Africa, Slow Food chef’ Alliance and farmers’ markets.
The Slow Food Foundation for biodiversity has its own statute, a budget, a Board of Directors and a field office. Every year it publishes the social balance, which provides a detailed overview of the activities carried out, the origin of economic resources and their use.
Working in more than 100 Countries, the Foundation involves with its projects thousands of small producers, providing them with technical assistance (training, exchanges between producers ...), training and communication. It also provides them with the technical tools of various projects (guidelines, specifications, manuals etc.).
Explores issues related to these projects (sustainable agriculture, raw milk, small scale fisheries, animal welfare, seeds, GMO, etc.).
It spreads subjects and activities related to biodiversity at the Association through training and communication.
Slow Food Foundation projects are tools to promote a model of agriculture, based on local biodiversity, on respect for the land and the local culture.
Agriculture in harmony with the environment that has as its main objectives the food sovereignty and access for all communities to good, clean and fair food.
Life è al fianco di Slow Food
e della Fondazione Slow Food per la Biodiversità Onlus da molti anni e sviluppa progetti attenti alla qualità delle materie prime e alle loro caratteristiche nutrizionali.