Our Mission


Slow Food NYC works to create a food system based on the principles of high quality and taste, environmental sustainability, and social justice—in essence, a food system that is goodclean and fair. We seek to move our culture away from the destructive effects of an industrial food system and towards the cultural, social and economic benefits of a sustainable food system, regional food traditions, and the pleasures of the table.



un futuro per amatrice

In August 2016, central Italy was struck by a devastating 6.2-magnitude earthquake, killing hundreds and destroying remote historical hillside towns across the region. Carlo Petrini, the founder of Slow Food, has put out an appeal to support the people affected by this natural disaster and NYC restaurants have joined the call to action.

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featured program: urban harvest

Did you know Slow Food NYC runs an urban farm in East New York, Brooklyn? Named Ujima, it is a tuition-free, educational resource for community organizations to bring their campers to for a week or more during the summer season. 

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