Travel to Slow Food's Terra Madre

We are Rodger and Isabelle Phillips. We run a diversified, certified organic family farm in Avon and Farmington , Connecticut. We are passionate about food and farming and believe good, clean food should be available for all people.

Every two years, Slow Food leaders and communities come together for Terra Madre & Salone del Gusto to share the extraordinary diversity of the global movement for good, clean, and fair food for all.

Delegates from over 150 countries are chosen for their ability to represent the breadth of the world’s food traditions, movements, success stories, and their capacity to take new lessons, ideas, and relationships back to challenges still waiting to be met at home.

This year, Slow Food, USA has invited us to be U.S. delegates for this landmark food and farming conference, running September 22-26 in Turin, Italy. This is an incredible opportunity! We are so proud to be able to represent  Sub Edge Farm , our CSA members, and farm customers, Connecticut and the USA! Being selected for this historic event out of 300 plus applications makes this an even more special honor.

Slow Food is helping pay for our housing, meals, and ground transportation during the event but they do not cover flight tickets or other incidentals.

Can you help us by contibuting to our travel fund? No amount is too small!

Terra Madre and Salone del Gusto is a powerful and transformative experience. Delegates leave inspired to change the food system through a global consciousness and deeper respect for the diverse, international food movement. They also build an international professional network that lasts a lifetime.

We so appreciate your support in helping us represent our  community at this unparalleled global gathering of food movement leaders: Terra Madre and Salone del Gusto 2016.

Thank you so much!!!

-Rodger and Isabelle Phillips

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Rodger Phillips 
Farmington, CT
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