From 4 may, the “Milan food city”, the food innovation and sustainability
The food, innovation, solidarity and sustainability. And the Milan food city, a week with more than 320 events in calendar from 4 to 11 may and the protagonists of the calibre of Barack Obama. For those seven days Milan became the capital of one of the key sectors of the Italian economy, like what happens with fashion and design, bringing to fruition the legacy left by Expo. From 4 may, the “Milan food city”, the food innovation and sustainability. The curtain rises with a feast in the square in front of the Feltrinelli foundation, scheduled for 3 may at 19.30. This is an inaugural event with the title All for food that combines fun with charity: a series of scales, citizens for a weighted collective which corresponds to a quantity of food to donate to the Food Bank, Caritas, and Daily Bread. To follow in the following days at the Feltrinelli Foundation, a partner of FoodCity is the soul with Food for all, a programme of initiatives and events dedicated to the global challenge of the right to food. But the food in Milano in those days, taking also the forms of the Week&food, a real fuorisalone with showcooking, wine tastings, appetizers, 5-star, organized as part of a fair which is an important pillar of this initiative, Tuttofood, the biennial international exhibition dedicated to food from 8 to 11 may take you to the Fiera Milano in Rho over 2.850 exhibitors and more than 3 thousand buyers. Always at the Milan Fair, may 9, in the context of The Global Food Innovation Summit will host the most anticipated of the week, the former President of the United States Barack Obama, who will give a keynote speech and chat with Sam Kass, chef-director of Obama and the architect of the revolution that is healthy to the White House. Milan food in its first year of life, is also a demonstration of the ability to make the system and the initiatives born from the authorities and different institutions. To bet on this great event, the Municipality of Milan, Confcommercio, Fiera Milano and the Lombardia Region. This last one with the shadow of the Madonna will bring the circuit's gourmet whole territory through the project Flavor in Lombardy. For his part, a great contribution to the organisation of this week has given the Confcommercio through FoodFriends has promoted over 200 events spread throughout the territory of milan. The protagonists will be the Palace Bovara, with initiatives linked to the spice and coffee, the West Exit of Porta Venezia, where the story of the agro-food supply chain meets the art of the table, and the Capac Polytechnic of commerce and tourism that will host the village pizza. And then the covered markets of Wagner and Morsenchio, and the way Piero della Francesca, Vittor Pisani and Paolo Sarpi. But the contribution of Confcommercio also goes in the direction of sustainability through the distribution of Foody bag, to take home leftover food at the restaurant, and solidarity with, the purchase of the typical products of the areas affected by the earthquake on the part of the participating restaurants in FoodFriends for good. But the partners that will collaborate to the success of the Milan food city are many and in many cases will contribute to the dissemination of a culture of healthy eating. How will the umberto Veronesi Foundation and the Coldiretti association, which organized the workshop for Children in the kitchen, to stimulate children to proper nutrition starting from the preparation of the food. (ASKANEWS)
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