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The annual food import bill for Barbados is an estimated $400 million and rising every year. With higher import costs and the huge environmental impact of moving food across the globe, Barbados must build a regenerative food system. Here at Slow Food Barbados our goal is to raise awareness around the importance of slow food in Barbados. Our programs and campaigns are designed to invigorate and inspire collaboration with local farmers and residents. But we need your help! We hope you might consider making a donation to support and sustain the education programs we are working on below: Snail of Approval: A certification program that inspires local restaurants to offer slow food options to their customers. This builds a customer base for our local farmers. Restaurants that participate are promoted online and through Slow Food events. Slow Food Barbados Buyers Guide : Our guide is filled with entrepreneurs, farmers, and producers of Slow Food here in Barbados. The guide is available online and is updated every year. Slow Seven Program: This program is focused on getting Barbadians to think about, cook and prepare slow food in their homes. The campaign focuses on getting residents to share their slow food images. The…

Slow Food® Barbados is busy building a list of local farmers, fishers, producers and markets. We are helping to identify food produced in line with the principles of healthy and sustainable farming.…

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Preserving Preserving food traditions and biodiversity is important to us, by supporting the Organic Growers and Consumers Association (OGCA) through the food hub and our annual Buyers Guide we…

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