Carlo Petrini

Carlo Petrini

Food activist, Italy


Tomorrow’s Kitchen Starts on the Farm

“Cooking has to be, first and foremost, an act of love”

Born in the province of Cuneo, Italy, Carlo Petrini is a food activist and the founder of the Slow Food Movement. In the 1980s he first came to prominence for taking part in a campaign against the fast-food chain McDonald’s opening near the Spanish Steps in Rome.

 

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