Slow Food Mexico is a non-profit national association which is the branch of the Slow Food International Association in Mexico and Central America. Slow Food Mexico was founded in 1996 in the City of Mexico by Chef Alicia Gironella and Giorgio D’Angeli. Currently, Slow Food Mexico counts with 30 local chapters (and about 500 associates) in the Mexican territory, including some indigenous convivia.
Election of Alfonso Rocha for the Slow Food International Committee and as Slow Food Coordinator for Mexico and Central America
This critical turning point relates to the renovation fo the structure and leadership of Slow Food Mexico which started in the last two moths of 2012 and continued during 2013 and 2014.
The CTP consist on the constitution in Mexico of the Slow Food Youth Network. The Network unites groups of active young members and supporters in a global informal network which acts as a “think tank of ideas and activities” within an international association.
The CTP consist on the organization of a competition open to general public to attend the “Salone del Gusto”, an international event that gathers thousands of food activists, chefs, producers and food experts in Turin.
The CTP consist on the creation of “comida lenta” (slow food) civil association, legally constituted in August 2014. The aim is to have a legal representation and legal capacity to sign agreements with governments, public and private institutions.
Collaboration agreement with the Ford Foundation for financial support for the Slow Food projects (Presidia & Ark of Taste) in four Mexican regions (2015-2016)
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