I Sant’Anatolia di Narco Geoportal of Food Culture

Sant’Anatolia di Narco, 19 June 2022 – Food Culture Geoportal continues its journey of food and wine improvement throughout the national territory and when his new scene in Umbria to celebrate the intangible food heritage of Valnerina Sant’Anatolia di Narcoz

The valley of the Nera river, from the Sibillini mountains to the Conca Ternana, where it flows into the Tiber near Orte, Valnerina is known for its lush nature and the many villages with timeless charm. Territory of great expertise, it offers a cuisine disputed between land and water, boasting numerous high quality foods recognized nationally and internationally including Norcia BGB ham, Monteleone di Spoleto BOB spelled, Castelluccio di Norcia BGB lens, Cascia’s purest saffron, Norcia’s precious Melanosporum Black Truffle, Black River Fario trout, Cicerchia and Roveja from Civita di Cascia, salted ricotta from Valner the pecorino cheeses IGP and DOP

In the center of Valnerina, coming from Spoleto, is the village Sant’Anatolia di Narcowhere GeCA has set the new stage to tell the latest development of the interdisciplinary path that started with the pilot project Basilicata, promoted of the Central Institute of Intangible Heritage and funded by PON Culture and Development (National Operational Program), for the purpose of preserving the inheritance And demo-ethno-anthropological,

The intangible heritage associated with food culture represents there mission divided which activated the dialogue between GeCA and the Umbrian municipality, and the new stage is an opportunity to tell and continue the Ministry of Culture’s important initiative, which aims to contribute in an innovative way to territorial development through research and mapping of food and wine products.

Final goal for Madkultur Geoportalen, which has recently started a phase of enriching content, restyling and renewing the digital experienceit is in fact the involvement of all regions to gather expertise in Italian knowledge and taste, with respect for the ecosystem and local memories, the focal point of the improvement of the place.

The June 21 meeting will be moderated Glenda GiampaoliDirector of the Hemp Museum in Sant’Anatolia di Narcowhich is one of the antennae of the Ecumenical Museum of the Umbrian Apennine Back, and which offers a rich documentation concerning the whole cycle of processing and transformation of hemp, historically linked above all to the production of ropes and to weaving for household and family use.

The program contains the institutional greetings from Tullio Fibraroli, Mayor of Sant’Anatolia di Narco municipality, Paola Agabiti, Councilor for European Planning, Budget, Human Resources and Assets, Tourism, Education and the Right to Study, Sport, Culture – Umbria Region, Daniele Parbuono, Director of the School of Specialization in Demo-Ethnantropological Heritage, University of Perugia, Massimo Messi, President of Cedrav – Center for Demoethnoanthropological Research in Valnerina, Cristina Papa, President of the Alessandro and Tullio Seppilli Foundation.

The conference wants to present Madkultur Geoportalen, which tools to tell and strengthen intangible heritage, and through which one can create community and share traditions.

In the first part of the meeting they will speak Leandro Ventura, Director of the Central Institute for Intangible Heritagewhich will emphasize the importance of the protection and enhancement of the intangible heritage as a concrete tool for the improvement of the territory; Angelo BoscarinoCEO BIA, which exemplifies the “Call for Partnership” concept and the desire to expand the pilot project in the Basilicata region to other national territories.

To follow, contributed from Cinzia Marchesini, Responsible for the protection of the demo-ethno-anthropological and intangible heritage in the region of Emilia-Romagna, Tuscany, Marche and Umbria – Central Institute of Intangible Heritage, who will focus on state for the implementation of interinstitutional agreements for the protection and enhancement of the intangible heritage in the Umbrian region.

Monica Petronio, Slow Food President – Umbriawill present to the public Valnerina’s slow food presidia: the products, the stories and good practice, symbol of the territorial geni-loci.

Luciano Giacchè, Valnerinologwill intervene in Valnerina’s agricultural food basket, its cultural recognition and its variety characterization; Cristina Papa, President of the Alessandro and Tullio Seppili Foundation, Professor of Landscape Anthropology, University of Perugiawill focus his attention on the culture of a crop, taking as an example the history of spelled from Monteleone di Spoleto.

Marco Caffarelli, Collaborator for Agri-food Technological Park 3A – PTA Region of Umbria, Finally, he will present the population of the Facciuta goat, a legacy that has shaped Valnerina’s history and has taught communities the value of zootechnical agrobiodiversity, followed by the projection of the video La “Capra Facciuta”.

A toast to all those present at the conference concludes the day’s work and precedes a visit to the hemp museum and the village of Sant’Anatolia di Narco.


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