Gli orti de La Malpenga

23/09/2019 - Events

On Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th September 2019 there will be the 5th edition of the “ORTI DE LA MALPENGA – market show for the vegetable garden, the orchard of autumn and surroundings” organized in collaboration with the Piedmont Academy of the Garden of the FAI Biella Delegation, of Slow Food Biella and the Agricultural Institute “Vaglio Rubens” of Biella – IIS Gae Aulenti”.

The event will take place in the historical park of the “Villa La Malpenga” in Vigliano Biellese (BI) and in the adjacent vegetable garden and apple orchard and will be divided into three main areas:

– the first is represented by the market exhibition in which over sixty producers are selected who represent the excellence of local and not only local fruit and vegetable productions;

– the second is represented by the didactics that take place in the large demonstration garden and in the apple orchard with the support of the Professors and students of the Agricultural Institute;

– the third from conversations in the green, represented by a series of lectures and book presentations, from laboratories and tastings served in the restaurant during the event.

The 2019 edition will include the deepening of the mountain as a testing ground. Cultivate in the mountains, raise at high altitude, start new agricultural and tourist entrepreneurial initiatives: today, in many cases, the mountain is a land of research and innovation.

The event will therefore welcome some experienced exhibitors in this field, as well as explore through the green conferencesThe mountain that will be” different specific areas that concern it, from climate change, to agricultural and breeding excellence, from gastronomy, to new entrepreneurial dynamics .


Villa La Malpenga Via per Ronco – 13856 Vigliano Biellese (Biella)

Hours: 9.30am-6.30pm (closed at 5.30pm)

Admission 7 euros (FAI and Slow Food members 5 euros)

Children under 14 years: free.

Access from: Biella-Chiavazza> Ronco Biellese> La Malpenga

Your four-legged friends are welcome!