Market Tour with Slow Food Bern

Experience laid-back seasonal shopping at Bern’s markets and learn interesting facts about sustainable ingredients and their production.

When are pears in season? What should you bring when you go to the market? What is the best way to store potatoes, bread & Co.? Marco and Josephine from Slow Food know Bern’s markets like the backs of their hands and gladly share their extensive, in-depth knowledge about production, tradition, craftsmanship, seasonality, and sustainability. And they give participants plenty of useful tips for shopping at farmer’s markets.

During the tour, you will also have the time to chat with some of the vendors and producers – they might even let you in on some food secrets, perfect for your next dinner party and a great conversation starter!

  • Fact

    The international Slow Food movement is active in 160 countries, advocating the protection of biodiversity as well as fair conditions in food production. It supports sustainable farming and fishing, animal-friendly and species-appropriate rearing, traditional cooking, and the preservation of regional diversity. Slow Food aims to restore food's cultural value and promote taste sensitivity, for an ethical approach to food production and consumption.

  • Information
    Dates Tuesdays and Saturdays
    Meeting point Parliament Square or Marktgasse alley (the exact meeting point will be communicated after your reservation)
    Starting time 8:00 a.m.
    Duration 90 Minutes
    Price The participants are free to pay whatever the tour was worth to them
    Languages German (English and Italian on request)
    Number of participants At least 3
    Reservation Reservations required

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