The regeneration we need

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Torino, Italy

In Person Event
September 22nd at 17:00 in your time zone

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Online Event
September 22nd at 17:00 in your time zone

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The pandemic did not start, but merely accelerated a process of fracturing between people and communities. The crises we were facing before Covid-19 have been further amplified, with inequality rising along with global temperatures.

What response is necessary to secure a better future for humanity and the planet? Regeneration.

Regenerating doesn’t mean rebuilding, but reviving, from trees regrowing lost branches to the regeneration of impoverished soils and the rebirth of mountain communities, the restoration of fresh and saltwater ecosystems and the rethinking of the relationship between cities and the countryside. 

Regeneration is an invitation to all of us, after the long pandemic, to look at the world with fresh eyes and a new enthusaism. Food must be at the heart of this regeneration, and act as a bridge to peace.


  • Carlo Petrini, Founder of Slow Food
  • Edward Mukiibi, President of Slow Food 
  • Elisa Loncón Antileo, Mapuche linguist and activist for indigenous rights in Chile, and president of the Constitutional Convention which will rewrite Chile’s constitution.
  • Corinna Hawkes, Director of the Center for Food Policy at the City University of London.

Moderator: Dan Saladino, journalist and broadcaster for BBC Radio 4 and the BBC World Service. Author of Eating to Extinction: The World’s Rarest Foods and Why We Need to Save Them 

This conference will be available to view online the day after it is held. You can watch the conference on this page and the homepage of the website. 

Terra Madre Salone del Gusto is in Parco Dora, Turin, from September 22-26, 2022, with over 600 exhibitors and a series of workshops, conferences and tastings that show how we can regenerate our planet through food. 

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Event languages: IT, EN, ES

Event location: 
Piemonte – Torino - Parco Dora, Kyoto Hall
Via Livorno, 60 - Torino (Italy)
GPS: 45.08817, 7.6735911

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