AlpFoodway

A cross-disciplinary, transnational and participative approach to Alpine food cultural heritage

News

  • Goûter au Château - Aosta Valley tests new valorisation event formats

    Effective valorisation of local produce is one of the challenges AlpFoodway project has taken up. In Aosta Valley, project partner Regione Valle d’Aosta, bureau ethnographie et linguistique (BREL), together with Kedge Business School is testing new, replicable event formats under the common brand Goûter au Château.

  • Where to find AlpFoodway this summer? In Aosta Valley!

    Summer is a time where many tourists choose the Alps for a holiday destination and, as a consequence, it is the best time to make Alpine food culture known! So, AlpFoodway will be present at several food festivals and will also organise two events of its own in enchanting Medieval castles.

  • AlpFoodway welcomes two new observers

    AlpinaVera and Edmund Mach Foundation are the two new observers of AlpFoodway project, bringing the number of observers for the project up to 42. Project partners welcome them and look forwad to sharing experiences, ideas, solutions and results.

  • Alpine values in the spotlight of AlpFoodway video enquiry

    The Alps are a place of tradition and innovation, where quality of local produce, environmental sustainability and new forms of sustainable tourism all come together to foster local development. To overcome a stereotyped image of the Alps and of the Alpine way of life and to let contemporary Alpine values come to the fore, AlpFoodway is undertaking a socio-cultural video enquiry with testimonials from the communities and experts in several different domains.

  • Commercial valorisation of Alpine Food ICH: 24 field studies are underway

    Work Package 2 partners have completed preliminary research and are now delving into relevant cases of success in the commercial valorisation of Alpine Food ICH, through field studies. Ongoing field studies involve several “hotspots” across the Alps such as Savoy (FR), Bauges Massif Regional Natural Park (FR), Val d’Aosta (IT), Valtellina (IT), Val Poschiavo (CH), Tyrol (AT), Canton Valais (CH), Bavaria (DE), Soča Valley (SLO), Brda (SLO).