Slow Food’s Terra Madre Conference in Italy

Welcome to Terra Madre

Welcome to Terra Madre

I sat sandwiched between two women from Burkina Faso and Kansas City. After 48 hours of planes, trains, and automobiles, I was exhausted to the point where I could barely keep my eyes open. I heard French on my left, Chinese on my right, and Italian all around.  The lights dimmed and the music began: I had arrived at the opening ceremony of Slow Food’s Terra Madre Conference. (more…)