gastronomic sciences university

Politics of the plate

BARRY Esterbrook formerly a contributing editor at Gourmet magazine, now serves on the advisory board of Gastronomica, The Journal of Food and Culture. His blog is full of interesting published articles about food culture. The latest entry describes the students at University of California Berkeley, who have organised a student […]

‘EAT-ins’ have been organised by young people around the world since the first ‘Eat-in’ took place in San Francisco on September 1, 2008, during the Slow Food Nation event in the United States of America. The philosophy of the Eat-Ins organisation is a conscious effort to bring new people together, […]

Pedalling along the Po

CORBY Kummer, a journalist with The Atlantic, pedaled with 150 Slow Food University of Gastronomic Sciences’ students on a 24-day bike ride along Italy’s river Po. ‘They filmed interviews with farmers and fishermen who remembered when the river provided much of the populace with its livelihood.’ writes Kummer. ‘They mapped […]

At home among others

FEDERICA Pozzi, student at Slow Food’s University of Gastronomic Sciences, writes in the university’s June 2009 newsletter about how, in part, her sense of self is realised through food. ‘…A series of others (close others) study food and culture with me. Without them I wouldn’t be able to sense my […]