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Carlo Petrini

Carlo Petrini is the founder and President of the international Slow Food movement. Slow Food has over 100,000 members in 150 countries, all dedicated to small scale, sustainable food production. Carlo founded the University of Gastronomic Sciences and hosts a biennial Terra Madre conference in Turin. He has published several books on eco-gastronomy. Time magazine named him a Hero in 2004 and, in 2008, the Guardian named him one of “fifty people who could save the world”.