Dermott Sales is based in Italy, Malta and the UK and he set up Slow Food Norwich in 2008 and was co founder of the regional Slow Food Anglia covering counties in the east of England in 2014. He works closely with community groups in the Anglia region to raise awareness of food issues with the public, in the media and with local government.
Slow Food Anglia promotes small artisan food producers, organises events, food festivals and educational programmes in towns and cities across the region and currently works with the University of East Anglia and Cambridge University on several sustainable food projects. Dermott also works closely with the Sail Cargo alliance to promote sustainable methods of transporting artisan produce by sail.
Slow Food Anglia is Twinned with Slow Food Marche in Italy and Slow Food Sicilia as all these areas have long coastlines and many members who are involved in marine projects and businesses.