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Ugandan Promotes ‘Slow Food’ Ideals to Feed Africa

Next to a small wooden house in this town just east of Kampala, 10-year-old Solomon Walusimbi plucks pea pods from a lush green tangle of creepers. "This is my garden,” he says. “I plant so many things, like peas, carrots and maize." Rows of cabbages wind beneath passion fruit vines, and tiny red eggplants rub shoulders with the spikes of a rare type of leek. If it looks more colorful than an ordinary farm, Solomon says, this is because he understands the importance of...

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