Wine and Cheese Tasting Hosted by Guest Speaker Paolo Di Croce
Slow Food International has chapters and projects around the world and here is a rare opportunity to hear firsthand the scope of our work. We will be hosting an event with Paolo Di Croce, Executive Director of Slow Food International, who will be in Philadelphia on Wednesday, September 7th. Our friends at World Café Live have offered us their upstairs dining room to host a wine and cheese meet and greet with Paolo that evening.
Bra, Italy is the home of Slow Food International and the wines served that evening will be from Piedmont, Italy and the cheeses have been provided by DiBruno Cheese and will be local cheeses produced here in our region.
We are asking you to bring cash or your checkbook and give an additional donation which will be divided among two projects; one Slow Food International Project “A Thousand Gardens in Africa” and “Coalition Against Hunger” a local nonprofit hunger organization right here in Philadelphia.
Location: World Cafe Live, Philadelphia, PA
Date & Time: Wednesday, September 7th 2011, 5-7pm
Tickets: $20 Click here to purchase. Must be purchased in advance.
Paolo Di Croce has been working with Slow Food International in Italy since 1998 and currently holds the position of Executive Director of Slow Food International and serves as Secretary on the Board of Directors of Slow Food International. From 2003 to 2006 Paolo Di Croce served as the General Secretary of the Slow Food Foundation for Biodiversity, which defends the biodiversity of our foods and gastronomic traditions from the world over, promotes sustainable agriculture, respect for the environment, for cultural identities, and for the wellbeing of animals. Paolo has served as President and organizer of Terra Madre, a meeting that every two years gather 7,000 food producers from over 150 countries and representing a new way of approaching food production – attentive to environmental resources, planetary balance, and the quality and sustainability of products.