Locavore Adventures

Locavore Adventures

One Chef's Slow Food Journey

By Jim Weaver; Carlo Petrini (Foreword by)

Rivergate Books, Paperback, 9780813551708, 256pp.

Publication Date: February 2012

About the Author
Weaver attended the University of Central Florida and Rollins College where he studied management at the prestigious Crummer Graduate School of Business. He teaches supervision, management, and public safety courses at both alma maters as well as numerous other colleges and universities. He served with the Orlando Police Department in Orlando for 25 years, retiring at the rank of Deputy Chief of Police. He is presently on staff at the Criminal Justice Institute at Valencia Community College.

Carlo Petrini, born in the small northern Italian town of Bra in 1949, is the founder and international president of the Slow Food movement, committed to the promotion of "good, clean and fair food." The author of several books, he contributes regularly to Italian dailies and magazines on matters related to gastronomy and food politics. To write Terra Madre, he collaborated closely with Carlo Bogliotti, an editor of the Slowfood magazine and governor of the Slow Food Italy association.