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"It is useless to force the rhythms of life. The art of living is about learning how to give time to each and every thing."
Carlo Petrini,
founder of Slow Food

welcome to slow food birmingham

We are pleased to launch the Birmingham Slow Food chapter’s new website. Here you can learn about the Slow Food organization, become a member, make note of upcoming local and national events and learn about folks in our community who are committed to the Slow Food philosophy.

The Slow Food Mission

Through its understanding of gastronomy with relation to politics, agriculture and the environment Slow Food has become an active player in agriculture and ecology. Slow Food links pleasure and food with awareness and responsibility. The association’s activities seek to defend biodiversity in our food supply, spread the education of taste, and link producers of excellent foods to consumers through events and initiatives.

To learn more about Slow Food, visit the national website at or download the Slow Food Companion (PDF, 50 pages, 1.8 MB)