Slow Food, founded in 1986, is an international organization whose aim is to protect the pleasures of the table from the homogenization of modern fast food and life. Though a variety of initiatives it promotes gastronomic culture, develops taste education, conserves agricultural biodiversity and protects traditional foods at risk of extinction. It now boasts over 100,000 members in 153 countries.

Slow Food Auckland, formerly Slow Food Waitakere, is registered as a charitable entity. Registration Number: CC38263, please click here to read our Rules and Regulations

Tuesday, July 1, 2008

The International Year of the Potato

Slow Food Waitakere Photographic Awards 2008 - call for entries
Opening Wednesday 22 October, 6pm Exhibition runs 22 October - 16 November
Slow Food Waitakere and Lopdell House Gallery celebrate World Food Day, the International Year of the Potato and Terra Madre with a photographic competition to be exhibited in the Spiral Gallery.
Entries are invited in three categories:
1. The Potato as Food (still life) (open to all)
2. The Potato in Society (open to all)
3. The Year of the Potato (amateur photographers only)
Entries to be received framed and mounted by 30 September and will be judged by international photojournalist and Titirangi resident John Chapman.
Multiple entries are welcomed and entry fees are $15 (or 2 for $20) or $10 (2 for $15) from Slow Food Waitakere members.

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