25 Sep '11, 7am

Slow food

While I'm not quite ready or able to become a "slow food" devotee - in fact, I'm eating my lunch as I'm typing this and once again feeling quite hypocritical even writing about on this topic, reading about this way of life does make me quite nostalgic for times past and the principles make a lot of sense. I remember a lunch I attended about a decade ago that went for two hours. It wasn't just lunch, it was more an event with incredibly tasty, fresh and healthy food consumed at a leisurely pace and in the presence of good company. I don't remember many other lunches in my life so vividly. While a 2 hour lunch every day is unrealistic for most of us, a 5 minute lunch in front of the computer is a bit of an insult to ourselves and the bounty that nature offers. We're effectively just feeding at the trough, much like many of the factory-farmed animals we consume, and in turn, ...

Full article: http://www.greenlivingtips.com/articles/174/1/Slow-food.html

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