Tag: #Slow Food Negros Community
Despite the pandemic, Slow Food International, a global organization that promotes local food cultures and heritage, pushes their 13th Terra Madre Salone del Gusto, their largest worldwide festival on food, environment, and food policies.
Many forests have been converted to agricultural lands to meet the growing demand for food caused by the escalating human population. The unsustainable use of natural resources in agriculture has been a major contributor to biodiversity loss that threatens not only human lives, but also the animals' existence that is essential for food production.
“They are ours. They are our heritage. They are our treasure. They are the crowning glory of the Philippine forest.” This is what David Castor, curator and manager of Negros Forest Park, said on the importance of preserving the Philippine native trees during the third episode of the Slow Food Negros Community Food Talks series.