AlpFoodway

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

PROJECT GOALS

AlpFoodway works to preserve traditional foodways and turn them into assets for sustainable local development at a scale – the entire Alps – never attempted before.

Project goals:

  • Raise awareness that Alpine food heritage is an asset for peripheral AS areas and can become a driver for sustainable development both at the local and EUSALP level, if sustained by appropriate policies.
  • Develop innovative approaches for passing on traditional know how and for marketing mountain products and related experiences.
  • Establish new ways to manage cultural contents online.
  • Let a transnational Alpine identity based on traditional food heritage emerge.
  • Lay the bases for seeking UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage status for Alpine food traditions.

PROJECT ACTIVITIES

To reach these goals he project has carried out four different activities through an innovative, cross-disciplinary, grassroots approach:

 

In addition, there are two activities that cut across all the others: