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Saving Slow Food in Turin

The Italian city of Turin just wrapped up its Taste Fair, where foodies gather to sample wines and dishes from around the world. This year's fair focused on protecting traditional and heirloom foods from culinary extinction. NPR's Sylvia Poggioli reports.

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Sylvia Poggioli is senior European correspondent for NPR's International Desk covering political, economic, and cultural news in Italy, the Vatican, Western Europe, and the Balkans. Poggioli's on-air reporting and analysis have encompassed the fall of communism in Eastern Europe, the turbulent civil war in the former Yugoslavia, and how immigration has transformed European societies.
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