SLOW FOOD YOUTH NETWORK (SFYN)
The Slow Food Youth Network
The Slow Food Youth Network is celebrating food culture and local tastes and reducing food waste while championing sustainability and biodiversity in their communities and around the world.
The SFYN connects the up-and-coming generation of passionate Slow Food members around the globe. Spurred by extra energy, innovative ideas and solutions that uphold the Slow Food philosophy are shared. While upholding the Slow Food principle that food should be good, clean and fair for all, SFYN leaders are inspiring change in how we produce and consume our food on the local and global levels. The Youth Network extends its reach across the globe through community-based events like Disco Soupe celebrations, Eat-Ins, and Food Film Festivals.
SFYN around the world
Students from the University of Gastronomic Sciences and other universities together with young farmers, fishers, artisans, chefs and activists launched the SFYN in 2007. Today the network is represented in many countries – from South Korea to France, the USA and Mexico.
Stories of the Slow Food Youth Movement
Students from Food Studies 01 and Slow Food Hofstra Skyped members of Slow Food Youth Network Ravenna in Italy to share in cross-cultural dialogue over what it means to be a young person in Slow Food.
Michaela Koski’s visit to Slow Food Nations 2018 and the Leaders Summit reinforced in her that change can happen at any age.
How one small action revealed a major entry-point to making lasting change to urban agriculture in the city of Sacramento.