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AlpFoodway - News archive

  • Ten key words for the sustainable development of peripheral Alpine areas

    AlpFoodway created a consistent development model by focusing on the food heritage asset and by tackling several related aspects. During the AlpFoodway final event in Milan, on October 29, 2019, project partners presented politicians of the Alpine regions with ten strategies that will increase resilience and prosperity while helping to achieve the UN 2030 sustainable development goals.

  • Alpine food: heritage to watch, to listen to... to feel

    What is the Alpine food heritage? This is one of the toughest questions to answer. As a matter of fact, it is not an object, but a set of techniques, know-how, rituals and customs related to traditional food, which carry a unique meaning and help define the cultural identity of the Alpine populations. Local culture, including food culture, is something to breathe, taste, look at and listen to: this multi-sensory play is best transmitted through experience and by the communication channels that are closest to it. For this reason, AlpFoodway project partners chose to disseminate this rich, living heritage not only by words, but in a variety of ways.

  • AlpFoodway Final Community Forum "Alpine food heritage will become UNESCO heritage"

    Food heritage has always been an important element of Alpine culture. Today it also becomes an asset for the growth and prosperity of these regions. On Tuesday 29 October, during the AlpFoodway Final Community Forum, AlpFoodway partners presented their project results and the guidelines to turn food related techniques and traditions into elements of a sustainable development strategy for the Alps.

  • AlpFoodway Final Community Forum: the programme

    On October 29th, at Palazzo Lombardia in Milan, AlpFoodway organises its Final Community Forum. Project partners will present the community-based Inventory, the innovative safeguarding and dissemination practices they have tested and the “Vision Paper”, the policy document that explains how the Alpine Food Heritage can be leveraged to help achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals. 

    Read the programme and register to the event.

  • Alpine Food Heritage, Experiences and Challenges in the Bauges Massif and in the Alps

    Success for the international workshop "Alpine Food Heritage, Experiences and Challenges in the Bauges Massif and in the Alps", organized by the Massif des Bauges Regional Natural Park, on 1st and 2nd October at the Chartreuse d'Aillon (in Aillon- le-Jeune, in Savoie).