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From Burkina Faso to Machu Picchu and Monferrato: international hospitality

Every edition of Terra Madre (and Cheese!) sees hundreds of our international delegates hosted by families from across Piedmont in a special cultural and gastronomic exchange which enriches every node of the Slow Food network. Here, we tell the stories of some of the hosting families. Raffaella has been hosting Terra Madre delegates since 2008: “It’s a chance to open up to what’s beautiful in this world. From Burkina Faso to Machu Picchu to Monferrato, we love all the Earth.” Since 2008, for one week a year, a Piedmontese village of 300 people becomes home to people from every corner of the world, transforming the quiet hills of Monferrato into a vibrant cultural crossroads. This is all thanks to the Hospitality Project of Terra Madre, which is being held this year for the 9th time, where delegates from the international Slow Food network coming to Turin for Terra Madre Salone…

Terra Madre Salone del Gusto – The First Steps

Hello! There are less than 250 days until we open the gates at Lingotto Fiere and inaugurate the 13th edition of Terra Madre Salone del Gusto, from October 8-12 in Turin. This rudimentary version of event website you’re reading now has everything we can tell you so far… though of course, most of the juiciest details which we’re working on – the graphics, the events in the program, our partners and their activities, the special areas – will be revealed on June 4th at the official presentation. That being said, it’s not all being kept secret, and we can now start to tell the stories of our protagonists of Terra Madre Salone del Gusto, the people that make it an unmissable event unlike any other anywhere in the world. Where should we start? THE MARKET OF TERRA MADRE SALONE DEL GUSTO, AND A NEW GEOGRAPHY Where better than the first exhibitors…

Terra Madre Salone del Gusto 2020

The most important international Slow Food event dedicated to good, clean and fair food for all returns to Turin, Italy, from October 8–12, 2020. The organization of the 13th edition of Terra Madre Salone del Gusto is already underway, and will be held in Turin, at Lingotto Fiere, from October 8–12, 2020. The biggest international event dedicated to food, the environment, agriculture and food politics, organized by Slow Food, the Piedmont Region and the City of Turin presents visitors with a new layout of the exhibition space, revolutionizing the experience and multiplying the opportunities for visitors to get to know the people who work every day to shape the future of food in a more environmentally, socially and economically sustainable direction. A future for which Slow Food is calling to action all its activists, youth, producers, cooks, experts, academics, delegates and members who’ve participated in previous editions so they may…