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25 - 29 october - Turin - Salone del Gusto and Terra Madre

The biennial event organized by Slow Food,  the City of Turin and the Region of Piedmont in collaboration with the Italian Ministry for Agricultural, Food and Forestry Policies, will display the diversity of food from all continents and unite small-scale farmers and artisans from around the world who follow the principles of good, clean and fair.

At Salone del Gusto and Terra Madre 2012, over 180 square meters will be dedicated to the Balkans, with products from more than 50 food communities and Slow Food Presidia from the region. Four different paths will lead through the region’s biodiversity, themed around artisanal and mountain cheeses, wild herbs, fruit preserves and wines and spirits.

An area of the 2012 event is dedicated to the producers and products from six Earth Markets, two of which are from the Balkan region: Tcherni Vit (Bulgaria) and Foça (Turkey). Visitors can learn more about the project, taste and buy a variety of artisanal and traditional products and find out how to shorten the distance between producers and co-producers

Source: http://www.organic-market.info

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