Organized by the GoodPlanet Foundation, a leading Parisian organisation dedicated to ecology, the "MIAM" festival (“miam!” is the French equivalent of “yum!”) is a must for anyone who’s interested in sustainable food and agriculture, from passionate advocates to curious newcomers. The festival aims to promote responsible eating habits that are accessible to everyone, while retaining the important ingredients of pleasure and conviviality.
During a meeting on June 3 2021, the Syndical Committee of the Cité de la gastronomie Paris-Rungis approved the launch of a new tender process, with a view to awarding a concessionary contract for the construction and operation of the Cité de la gastronomie Paris-Rungis and its surroundings. The publication of the call for tenders has been effective since mid-June and can be seen here (French content).
The first National Agriculture Days will take place across France from June 18-20. The event will allow people to explore the country’s rich agricultural and food heritage via education, experimentation, research and visits to sites where food is produced and processed.
“I Eat For the Future”, a new, immersive and innovative program targeting 18-35-year-olds, will be launched on March 1 by AgroParisTech’s research partner, La Chaire ANCA.
The 16th Rencontres (“Meetings”) François Rabelais will take place from January 22 to April 29, united under the theme “Gastronomy For All?"
In the run-up to its official opening – and to celebrate the 10th anniversary of UNESCO’s recognition of the “gastronomic meal of the French” as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity – the Cité de la gastronomie Paris-Rungis is inviting you to join us at our table…in La Villette!