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Slow Food (Organization)

LC control no.no2001005577
Corporate name headingSlow Food (Organization)
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Variant(s)International Slow Food (Organization)
Found inSlow, Apr./June 1998: t.p. (the Slow food movement) p. 1 (the International Slow Food movement)
Its Home page, 01/11/01 (Slow Food) history page (Arcigola Slow Food has grown into an international food and wine movement; the association was founded as plain Arcigola in Bra in July 1986)
Its Web site, history, Feb. 6, 2006 (1980: Libera e Benemerita Associazione Amici del Barolo (Free and Meritorious Association of Friends of Barolo), the nucleus of what is to become Arcigola, comes into being in Bra; 1986: Arcigola association formed in the Langhe district of Piedmont; 1989: International Slow Food movement founded at Opéra comique in Paris; 1990: First Slow Food international congress in Venice; 1992: Slow Food Deutschland is born in Königestein; 1993: Slow Food Switzerland opens office in Zurich; 1994: Arcigola Slow Food organises Milano Golosa; change the name to Slow Food Italy; 1996: First number of Slow, herald of taste and culture, the Slow Food international journal; at the end of November, Slow Food organises the first small-scale, experimental Salone del Gusto in Turin and exploits the occasion to present the Ark of Taste project; 1997: Second international Slow Food congress held in Orvieto; 2000: Slow Food USA is born; 2003: Slow Food France founding congress held in Lastours, Aude; 2004: FAO officially recognizes Slow Food as a nonprofit organisation and establishes a collaboration; Italian Ministry of Universities and Scientific Research officially recognises the University of Gastronomic Sciences)