Celebrate Terra Madre Day

December 1, 2009

Celebrate Terra Madre Day

December 10 + 10 Ingredients = 20 years of Slow Food

Gatineau, Quebec, November 30, 2009 — In celebration of Terra Madre Day, Chef Laurier invites you to come and discover a menu created with ingredients that have not travelled farther than 100 km before arriving at your table. Presented at the Cafe du Musée at the Canadian Museum of Civilization, this menu will be among the 500 menus for Terra Madre Day registered worldwide by the Slow Food organization.

This unique menu will feature such ingredients as boar sausage from the ParToutatis farm, Vennes farm lamb’s liver, cranberries from the Vallée des Canneberges in Venosta, grain-fed turkey from Saveurs des Monts and Pontiac speckled trout.

Let’s celebrate with local produce!

December 10 + 10 Ingredients = 20 years of Slow Food

Thursday, December 10, 2009 at 12 pm

Café du Musée

Canadian Museum of Civilization

100 Laurier, Gatineau, Quebec

Reservations: 819 -776 -7009

To find out more about Terra Madre Day go to

For more information or reservations, please call 819 776-7009.

Terra Madre Day celebrations will transmit the values of eating locally and proclaim the rights of all communities to:

Access to good, clean and fair food

Agricultural and food biodiversity

Small-scale food production

Food sovereignty

Language, cultural and traditional knowledge

Environmentally responsible food production

Fair and sustainable trade

Media Information:

Chief Corporate Communications
Canadian Museum of Civilization Corporation
Tel.: 819 776-8386

Fax: 819 776-7187