From the field to the shopping basket

The Stadt Land Food Market is a core feature of the festival. It compresses small farm agriculture, handcrafted food production, political dialogue and innovative culinary culture into 150 stands spread out on the streets bordering Markthalle Neun and on Lausitzer Platz, show-casing all that the market hall has to offer over the course of a […]

Interview

Authenticity has a price

  Wolfgang Kaschuba – native Swabian of Eastern Prussian descent, Kreuzberger by choice, and regular Markthalle Neun shopper – is a director emeritus of the Institute for European Ethnology at the Humboldt University of Berlin, and the current founding director of the Berlin Institute for Integration and Migration Research. He lives and breathes socio-urban discussions […]

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Stadt Land Food-Salon

Saturday and Sunday evening, when the cheese is strained and the bread is baked, we’ll be ending the day with an equally fun fade-out: The Stadt Land Food Salon. Ten short but inspiring presentations followed by talks with guests selected by the curators will give us all the opportunity to delve deeper into the festival […]

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Radically local

  A menu that concentrates on local products is still the exception rather than the rule in German haute cuisine. Despite the fact that knowledge of a product and its quality is where every good dish gets its start. Prior to the Stadt Land Food festival, more than 20 grower and chef duos will create […]

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Taste of Home

Cooking and eating together allows valuable exchange to take place Sharing food is one of the most natural forms of hospitality – a gesture anchored in all cultures. And it’s not just food that’s served. Sitting down together at a table to eat, enjoy and talk together creates formative connections. Whether in the intimate family […]

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Agriculture of the future, here we come!

From September 30 to October 3, 2016, the second “Wir haben es satt!” congress will be the place to discuss sustainable agriculture and food production The “Wir haben es satt!” (We’re fed up!) movement has been taking to the streets annually for the past six years, advocating for farm-based, more ecological, and socially balanced agriculture here […]

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Food unites us all!

Food is culture, politics and identity, and cooking is a physical and nurturing expression that shares this with people! For generations and generations immigrants and diasporas have been using food to connect themselves to their roots and to share their culture in their new homes. It’s a medium that crosses all borders and acts to […]

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Stadt Land Food 2016

Food nourishes us. That’s already plenty, as anyone who’s ever been really hungry can confirm. But food does more than that. It makes us who we are – and that’s the focus of this year’s Stadt Land Food festival, from 1–3 October, 2016. This harvest weekend, Markthalle Neun and its surroundings will become a tasty […]

Interview

New ways of living

  Two and a half years ago, Florian Niedermeier, Bernd Maier and Nikolaus Driessen opened Markthalle Neun. A discussion on regional food, global migration movements and good taste. We’re sitting in a historic building, your market hall. What kind of place was it, and what is it now? Florian Niedermeier: Historically speaking, the market hall was […]

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Stadt Land Food meets TEDxBerlin

Stadt Land Food continues… Not with a 4-day festival-feast this year, but as a kind of conference. We are very excited to team up with TEDxBerlin and host a salon on Sunday, September 27, 2015 in Markthalle Neun. This time around, we wanted to unite the ideas with the thinkers and innovators. The producers, chefs, […]

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Wir haben es satt Demo 2015

Am heutigen Samstag (17.01.2015) gingen in Berlin zum fünften Mal Bäuerinnen und Bauern, Imkerinnen und Imker zusammen mit Verbraucherinnen und Verbrauchern für eine grundlegend andere Agrarpolitik auf die Straße. Das Bündnis fordert von der Bundesregierung eine klare Absage an das EU-USA-Handelsabkommen TTIP, einen wirksamen gesetzlichen Schutz der Land- und Lebensmittelwirtschaft vor der Gentechnik sowie den […]

Interview

Officially, I’m a „Researcher“

  Josh, we have to talk about Noma, Fäviken and so on: How would you explain the success and the outstanding crativity and quality of the new nordic cuisine? A lot of cooking happening in the Nordic region now, and also much the work we try to do, starts from the impulse to investigate the […]

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Taste was the first thing…

The pioneer in regional cuisine and sustainable philosophy in the culinary world of California, and member of our Advisory Board, Alice Waters, tells us what she expects from Stadt Land Food Her earliest memories are of the garden. That was in New Jersey in the 1950s, when lunch was dominated by convenience foods and budget […]

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Grußwort von Carlo Petrini

Carlo Petrini ist italienischer Publizist. Er wurde als Feind des Big Mac und als Gründer der Slow-Food-Bewegung bekannt. Bis zum heutigen Tag steht er Slow Food International als President vor. Wir freuen uns sehr, daß er uns für das Stadt Land Food Festival ein Grußwort hat zukommen lassen. Slow Food ist eine internationale, mitgliedergestützte Organisation. […]

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Festival for good food

For the first time we’ve invited everyone, truly everyone, who is involved in the food business, to Kreuzberg Food is relevant. For everyone, many times a day. It makes us happy, it stills our hunger. It can communicate a certain mindset and sometimes even a lifestyle. Eating is the new celebrating, that too. It’s pop […]