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Milan Food City at the Valle dei Monaci

Enjoy these open air events next May 6th and 7th

Save the date: next weekend, May 6th/7th, Milan becomes the Food City, that is you can find all around the city many events and activities connected to the food theme. Why don’t you attend the events organized by the Social Lab Valle dei Monaci in the rural area between Piazzale Corvetto and Chiaravalle? Open air and local food, you won’t regret.

Saturday, May 6th

Gp Eco Runa at Nocetum: a non-competitive ecological race in the Vettabbia Park (registrations and race at 10 a.m., free under 18 years old, more on this info page). Following a light lunch with local products set by the kitchen of Nocetum (book your place at info@nocetum.it).

Then Arte e Purezza (i.e. art and purity) at Nosedo purifier at 3 p.m.: a meeting about arts with some historians, critics of art, artists, journalists and curators. The opening of the International Festival of purifiers and Acqua Franca Museum (MAF), 3rd edition, by Arte da mangiare, at the Chiaravalle Abbey mill at 5 p.m.: the theme is food and agriculture, both a good match and a challenge for the future. At the end a guided tour of the Abbey and the old refectory by Koinè association and Parco Agricolo Sud Milano (book at infopoint@monasterochiaravalle.it). At the Farmhouse San Giacomo (Nocetum) at 6.30 p.m. concert and aperitivo. Later, at 8 p.m. at Borgo di Chiaravalle (Circolo Pessina) don’t miss the show: “Romeo & Juliet” by Tournée da Bar, Shakespeare out of the theatres to the cafè’s tables. Dinner and street food set by Davide Longoni’s bakery.

Sunday, May 7th

Rural feast at Nosedo Farmhouse from 11 a.m.: art labs, playground and pic nic lunch on the meadow with wine and meatballs! Old style snack break with mortadella and bread. In the afternoon attend the bike workshop Lab-Bici, by La Strada. At Nosedo purifier an entertaining show for kids (at 12.30 p.m.) and a book presentation (at 3 p.m.). Then don’t miss the guided trekking across the Vettabia Park, by Greem (Gruppo Ecologico Est Milano). In the afternoon at Borgo di Chiaravalle street food time and an inspiring Jazz concert at the open air at 7 p.m.

Free entry for all the events, book your place where needed. More on Valle dei Monaci web site.

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