Potato Festival in Montecrestese
Slow food in occasion of the Milan Expo 2015
From 28 to 31 August 2015 the highly anticipated Potato Festival, organised by the Pro Loco of Montecrestese. In occasion of the univarsal exposition “Expo Milan 2015″ with the theme “Feeding the planet, Energy for Life”, they have made a special effort to guarantee the eco-sustainability of the event. All the potates used in the praparation of the dishes come from the Montecrestese fields, cultivated without the use of chemical products in collaboration with the agricultural company Francini. This effort has brought the recognition and sponsorship of the Expo and the Slow Food movement.
New this year is the “Patatenda”; alternative restaurant where you can enjoy local cold cuts, mixed grills and cheeses. The event is accompanied by the project “Sicuralanotte” (safe at night) in prevention of traffic accidents caused by alcohol consumtion, with breath analyzer and driving simulator.
The festivities will be highlighted by live music, DJs and stand up comedy while the children can have fun on slides and inflatables.
To reach the festival you take the SS of the Sempione until the exit for Montecrestese, leading right to the festival area where you can find large parking areas close by.