The #MeToo movement has brought sexual assault and harassment to the forefront of every industry. The food and agricultural industries are no different, as @CivilEats recently highlighted in their article “Meet the Farmworkers Leading the #MeToo Fight For Workers Everywhere.” This July 15 at #SlowFoodNations 2018, we will be hosting a free-talk with @MotherJones about power and gender dynamics in the kitchen at the #FoodforChange Tent. We’ll discuss how consumers can support survivors of sexual assault and harassment when they choose what and where to eat. We’ll highlight practical changes that people are making to create safer work spaces. And we’ll look at creative and unique structural changes that are addressing #MeToo.
An @NPR article recently reported that “According to the Food and Agriculture Organization, the fruits of three grasses provide the world with 60 percent of its total food: corn, wheat and rice. Aside from energy-rich carbohydrates, grains feed us protein, zinc, iron and essential B vitamins. … But rice as we know it is at risk.” Just as much as agriculture can be a culprit behind climate change, it is also a victim. As our weather patterns change and high levels of carbon are trapped in the atmosphere, foods essential to our diets are losing necessary nutrients or being lost. To learn more about the effects of agriculture on climate change and vice versa, and how you can be a part of #FoodforChange, join us at #SlowFoodNations in Denver this July 14-15. #slowfood #climatechange #rice Repost: @unfccc
Climate change not only affects the health of the environment, but it also affects human health. Over the last several decades, there has been a significant increase in chronic disorders stemming from the gut, like autoimmune disorders and food allergies and intolerances. Scientists that study the human microbiome have begun to see links between our overly-processed foods, climate change sapping nutrients from our foods, and gut health. At #SlowFoodNations 2018 this July 14-15 in Denver, we will be hosting summits like When Disaster Strikes and Farming for the Future as well as free talks and tastings all weekend to discuss the impact of #biodiversity and #climatechange on health and how to be a part of #FoodforChange to make a healthy difference. Repost: @grist
Farmers’ market season is here! Get out there and buy local - and if you’ll be in Denver, CO, around July 14-15, stop by #SlowFoodNations for delicious tastes and talks from producers behind #foodforchange. Link in bio for details! #slowfood #buylocal #farmersmarket Repost: @food_tank
We think food can be a bridge between cultures – what do you think? To get a taste of the world this July, come to #SlowFoodNations on Larimer Square in downtown Denver and take a stroll through what different cultures have to offer. The Global Street Food Social offers a chance to enjoy one-of-a-kind food and drink pairings – link in bio to get your tickets today! #slowfood #foodandculture #globalfood @1000thingstodoindenver @BiteswithBree @the_whisky_accountant @denverfoodscene @303foodie @feastdenver @milehighandhungry @worldismymenu @brothersgreen @bestfooddenver @denver_eats @5280 @visitdenver @downtowndenver @cityofdenver @denvershewrote @themilehighcity @5280scene
Now that it’s summer break, not sure what to do with the kids? Come get your hands in the dirt with the kids with interactive activities on growing and cooking food at #SlowFoodNations in Denver this July 14-15. Along with these hands-on, family-friendly activities at the Family Pavilion, there will be talks and tastings all weekend – the whole family is sure to have fun! #slowfood #familyfriendly #foodfestival #foodforchange Repost: @grownyc