<ul><li>Graeme Kidd </li></ul><ul><li>President, Cittaslow UK </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>
Slow <ul><li>What is “Slow”? </li></ul><ul><li>Who is behind it? </li></ul><ul><li>Why is it good? </li></ul><ul><li>How i...
What is Slow? <ul><li>festina lente </li></ul><ul><li>About quality, tradition, diversity </li></ul><ul><li>A positive, pr...
What is Slow? <ul><li>Creates a climate for change </li></ul><ul><li>One route to living life at a   human scale </li></ul...
Carlo Petrini
What is Slow Food? <ul><li>Reaction to Fast Food </li></ul><ul><li>Good, Clean, Fair </li></ul><ul><li>Over 80,000 members...
Slow: a little bit of history <ul><li>1986 Slow Food established </li></ul><ul><li>1999 Cittaslow set up in Italy </li></u...
Orvieto - headquarters of Cittaslow Italy/international
UK Ludlow Perth Mold Berwick Aylsham Diss
Sokndal - part of Cittaslow Norway
National networks <ul><li>UK </li></ul><ul><li>Norway </li></ul><ul><li>Germany </li></ul><ul><li>Poland </li></ul><ul><li...
In Development <ul><li>Spain </li></ul><ul><li>Portugal </li></ul><ul><li>Belgium </li></ul><ul><li>Austria </li></ul><ul>...
In Development <ul><li>Ireland? </li></ul>
So what  is  a Cittaslow? <ul><li>A town where it is good to live </li></ul><ul><li>Part of a network of towns </li></ul><...
So what is a Cittaslow? <ul><li>Town with fewer than 50,000 people </li></ul><ul><li>Scored 50 percent against   Cittaslow...
The Cittaslow Mindset <ul><li>Builds on Slow Food principles and   extends them into areas other than   food, drink and ho...
Cittaslow embeds the Slow approach into your municipality Eco Government or  Eco Urbanism
Why join Cittaslow? <ul><li>It makes good sense </li></ul><ul><li>Provides some guiding principles for   good government a...
Cittaslow Goals <ul><li>Environment </li></ul><ul><li>Infrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>Quality of Urban Fabric </li></ul><...
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cittaslow Goals <ul><li>How Ludlow works on just one of the Cittaslow goals - encouraging local produce and local products...
Cittaslow Goals <ul><li>Encourage Local Produce/Products:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Register of producers in the hinterland <...
Cittaslow Goals <ul><li>Encourage Local Produce/Products:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Events and training for local skills </li...
Cittaslow Goals <ul><li>Encourage Local Produce/Products:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Events and training for local skills </li...
Cittaslow Goals <ul><li>Encourage Local Produce/Products:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Events and training for local skills </li...
Cittaslow Goals <ul><li>Encourage Local Produce/Products:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Space for Farmers Markets - seasonal </li...
Cittaslow Goals <ul><li>Encourage Local Produce/Products:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Space for Farmers Markets </li></ul></ul>
Cittaslow Goals <ul><li>Encourage Local Produce/Products:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Increase awareness of good food </li></ul...
Cittaslow Goals <ul><li>Encourage Local Produce/Products:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Increase awareness of good food </li></ul...
Cittaslow Goals <ul><li>Encourage Local Produce/Products:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Increase awareness of good food </li></ul...
Cittaslow Goals <ul><li>Encourage Local Produce/Products:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Education about organic production </li><...
Cittaslow Goals <ul><li>Encourage Local Produce/Products:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Preservation of local foodstuffs </li></u...
Cittaslow Goals <ul><li>Encourage Local Produce/Products:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Organic farming and certification </li></...
Cittaslow Goals <ul><li>Encourage Local Produce/Products:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Awareness of traditional foodstuffs </li>...
Cittaslow Goals <ul><li>Encourage Local Produce/Products:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Protection of goods produce representing ...
Cittaslow Goals <ul><li>Encourage Local Produce/Products: Ludlow Brewing Company   </li></ul>
International networking <ul><li>Different food cultures </li></ul>
Contacts <ul><li>www.cittaslow.org.uk </li></ul><ul><li>www.slowfoodludlow.org.uk </li></ul><ul><li>www.localtoludlow.org....
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  1. 1. <ul><li>Graeme Kidd </li></ul><ul><li>President, Cittaslow UK </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>
  2. 2. Slow <ul><li>What is “Slow”? </li></ul><ul><li>Who is behind it? </li></ul><ul><li>Why is it good? </li></ul><ul><li>How it works … in Ludlow </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is Slow? <ul><li>festina lente </li></ul><ul><li>About quality, tradition, diversity </li></ul><ul><li>A positive, progressive approach </li></ul><ul><li>A mindset or practical philosophy </li></ul><ul><li>A growing international movement </li></ul><ul><li>Not aligned with a political party </li></ul>
  4. 4. What is Slow? <ul><li>Creates a climate for change </li></ul><ul><li>One route to living life at a human scale </li></ul><ul><li>Practical ways of improving well-being and ‘quality of life’ </li></ul><ul><li>Celebrates diversity, supports local micro-economy </li></ul><ul><li>Cittaslow or ‘Slow Cities’ is Eco Government or Eco Urbanism </li></ul>
  5. 5. Carlo Petrini
  6. 6. What is Slow Food? <ul><li>Reaction to Fast Food </li></ul><ul><li>Good, Clean, Fair </li></ul><ul><li>Over 80,000 members worldwide </li></ul><ul><li>Local group: the Convivium </li></ul><ul><li>Terra Madre, Ark, Presidium </li></ul><ul><li>Foundation for BioDiversity </li></ul><ul><li>University of Gastronomy </li></ul>
  7. 7. Slow: a little bit of history <ul><li>1986 Slow Food established </li></ul><ul><li>1999 Cittaslow set up in Italy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Greve-in-Chianti </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Orvieto </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bra </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Positano </li></ul></ul><ul><li>2005 Cittaslow International </li></ul>
  8. 8. Orvieto - headquarters of Cittaslow Italy/international
  9. 9. UK Ludlow Perth Mold Berwick Aylsham Diss
  10. 10. Sokndal - part of Cittaslow Norway
  11. 11. National networks <ul><li>UK </li></ul><ul><li>Norway </li></ul><ul><li>Germany </li></ul><ul><li>Poland </li></ul><ul><li>Australasia </li></ul>
  12. 12. In Development <ul><li>Spain </li></ul><ul><li>Portugal </li></ul><ul><li>Belgium </li></ul><ul><li>Austria </li></ul><ul><li>Denmark </li></ul><ul><li>France </li></ul><ul><li>South Korea </li></ul>
  13. 13. In Development <ul><li>Ireland? </li></ul>
  14. 14. So what is a Cittaslow? <ul><li>A town where it is good to live </li></ul><ul><li>Part of a network of towns </li></ul><ul><li>A place where a certain attitude of mind prevails </li></ul><ul><li>A quality town… in the sense that quality of life is important to all – permanent and temporary residents </li></ul>
  15. 15. So what is a Cittaslow? <ul><li>Town with fewer than 50,000 people </li></ul><ul><li>Scored 50 percent against Cittaslow assessment - 60 goals </li></ul><ul><li>Larger town or city can be a Cittaslow Supporter </li></ul><ul><li>Other bodies or groups can be a Cittaslow Supporter </li></ul>
  16. 16. The Cittaslow Mindset <ul><li>Builds on Slow Food principles and extends them into areas other than food, drink and hospitality </li></ul><ul><li>A way of life and of living that looks to improve the fabric of life for all </li></ul><ul><li>Connects people, local government and Slow Food with a common goal </li></ul>
  17. 17. Cittaslow embeds the Slow approach into your municipality Eco Government or Eco Urbanism
  18. 18. Why join Cittaslow? <ul><li>It makes good sense </li></ul><ul><li>Provides some guiding principles for good government and good practice </li></ul><ul><li>Helps keep your town ‘on course’ </li></ul><ul><li>Develops or crystallises partnerships </li></ul><ul><li>It’s about being, doing, and enjoying </li></ul><ul><li>Plugs you into a network </li></ul><ul><li>Provides a hook </li></ul>
  19. 19. Cittaslow Goals <ul><li>Environment </li></ul><ul><li>Infrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>Quality of Urban Fabric </li></ul><ul><li>Encouraging Local Produce/Products </li></ul><ul><li>Hospitality and Community </li></ul><ul><li>Boosting Cittaslow awareness </li></ul>
  20. 26. Cittaslow Goals <ul><li>How Ludlow works on just one of the Cittaslow goals - encouraging local produce and local products… </li></ul>
  21. 27. Cittaslow Goals <ul><li>Encourage Local Produce/Products: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Register of producers in the hinterland </li></ul></ul>
  22. 28. Cittaslow Goals <ul><li>Encourage Local Produce/Products: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Events and training for local skills </li></ul></ul>
  23. 29. Cittaslow Goals <ul><li>Encourage Local Produce/Products: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Events and training for local skills </li></ul></ul>
  24. 30. Cittaslow Goals <ul><li>Encourage Local Produce/Products: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Events and training for local skills </li></ul></ul>
  25. 31. Cittaslow Goals <ul><li>Encourage Local Produce/Products: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Space for Farmers Markets - seasonal </li></ul></ul>
  26. 32. Cittaslow Goals <ul><li>Encourage Local Produce/Products: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Space for Farmers Markets </li></ul></ul>
  27. 33. Cittaslow Goals <ul><li>Encourage Local Produce/Products: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Increase awareness of good food </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>work with young people - taste education </li></ul></ul>
  28. 34. Cittaslow Goals <ul><li>Encourage Local Produce/Products: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Increase awareness of good food </li></ul></ul>
  29. 35. Cittaslow Goals <ul><li>Encourage Local Produce/Products: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Increase awareness of good food </li></ul></ul>
  30. 36. Cittaslow Goals <ul><li>Encourage Local Produce/Products: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Education about organic production </li></ul></ul>
  31. 37. Cittaslow Goals <ul><li>Encourage Local Produce/Products: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Preservation of local foodstuffs </li></ul></ul>
  32. 38. Cittaslow Goals <ul><li>Encourage Local Produce/Products: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Organic farming and certification </li></ul></ul>
  33. 39. Cittaslow Goals <ul><li>Encourage Local Produce/Products: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Awareness of traditional foodstuffs </li></ul></ul>
  34. 40. Cittaslow Goals <ul><li>Encourage Local Produce/Products: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Protection of goods produce representing local tradition </li></ul></ul>
  35. 41. Cittaslow Goals <ul><li>Encourage Local Produce/Products: Ludlow Brewing Company </li></ul>
  36. 42. International networking <ul><li>Different food cultures </li></ul>
  37. 43. Contacts <ul><li>www.cittaslow.org.uk </li></ul><ul><li>www.slowfoodludlow.org.uk </li></ul><ul><li>www.localtoludlow.org.uk </li></ul><ul><li>www.ludlow.org.uk </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>

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