Participate in Terra Madre 2016

Crowd at Salone del Gusto 2014

More than 250,000 people will visit this gathering of food communities to taste and experience good, clean and fair food for all. The Terra Madre Salone del Gusto experience is free and open to the public.

Delegate Information

The delegation from the USA will represent the variety of people committed to ”Loving the Earth” and changing the food system for the better. For many, this experience will be their entry as global citizens into an international community committed to good, clean, and fair food for all.

Selected delegates are expected to proactively participate in the event by taking part in the meeting of the national delegation, attending Terra Madre Forums, seeking educational opportunities, and forging connections with delegates from other parts of the world.

Find out how to apply...

The deadline to submit all application materials, both for potential delegates and their references, is March 31st, 11:59pm ET.

Applicant Overview
The who, what, when and why…

Evaluation Criteria
These are guidelines by which delegates will be selected.

Read the full Delegate Application
Read through the application and get your answers prepped before completing it online.

Complete the online Delegate Application
Applications must be submitted by March 31st, 11:59pm ET.

Read the full Delegate Recommendation form
Every application must have at least one recommendation, filled out using this online form by a reference for the applicant, in order to be complete. Use this printable version to prepare a recommendation.

Complete the online Delegate Recommendation form
Recommendations must be submitted online by March 31st, 11:59pm ET.

Visitor Information

This year Terra Madre Salone del Gusto is reinvented, and invites all peoples from all parts of the world to join the gathering. There will be no entry cost, many free educational opportunities, and all ticketed events are available to anyone for purchase.

Plan your trip...

Terra Madre Steps Outside
Get the lowdown on the new look.

Traveling to Turin

Whether you come to the event as a delegate or a visitor, there is much to enjoy in the elegant city of Turin.


What to Eat
We guarantee you won't go hungry at this event, but if you want to explore the city’s exquisite food on your own, here are a few pro tips.

What to See
One of the most beautiful cities in Europe, Turin is worth exploring. Some of these venues will host elements of this event, while others justify an excursion.

Who Can Help
The official hospitality service for Terra Madre Salone del Gusto 2016 is provided by the Ventana Group. Write to terramadresalonedelgusto2016@ventanagroup.itto request advice and assistance arranging: air travel, ground transport, rental cars, hotels, group bookings, and tours before or after the event.

Do you have travel tips and hot spots for people who are attending Terra Madre Salone del Gusto 2016? Send us an email and we'll consider adding them to our listings.

Exhibitor Inquiries

If you are interested in renting space to exhibit your business or organization at Terra Madre Salone del Gusto, send your inquiry to Elisa Demichelis and Simona Piasentin at Slow Food Promozione

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