The annual gastronomic festival “Zolotaya Osen” (Golden Autumn) began in Moscow on Red Square on October 4. The event included a fair, or rather a city eco-market, where regional companies presented high-quality, natural and environmentally friendly products. Farmers’ products will be available for purchase from 4 to 13 October.
Among the organizers of the event were the city authorities of the capital and the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation. It was the first time that the main square of the country became the central object of the festival. On October 7, the Mayor of Moscow Sergey Sobyanin and the Minister of Agriculture of the Russian Federation Dmitry Patrushev also visited the central square.
ECO-Culture holding took an active part in the festival as a member of the Stavropol Krai delegation. The company offered the visitors fresh vegetables grown in its own greenhouse complexes – primarily, tomatoes of the most popular, sweet, and healthy varieties.
Consumers had an opportunity to personally evaluate the quality, appearance, and perfect taste of vegetables produced according to the latest technologies – without any growth stimulators or chemical protection agents. At other events of the festival, delegates from Stavropol Krai shared their achievements in the agro-industrial sector with colleagues from other regions.
Zollotaya Osen is one of the most beautiful festivals held in the capital of our country. Every year it is staged at several venues both in the center of Moscow and in other parts of the city. This year’s leading theme of the festival was innovations in agriculture.
Also, there was a large-scale agricultural machinery exhibition on Red Square, where one could see vintage tractors from all over the world, as well as interesting art objects . Among them were “Shovel Garden”, “Russian Field” with stalks of cereals, “Pasture” with wooden sculptures of cows and other farm animals, “Amazing Mill” painted with sketches from famous Soyuzmulfilm studio cartoons.
Visitors could take photos with gigantic pumpkins weighing up to 300 kg, try an exclusive festival menu from the best Moscow restaurateurs, attend cooking classes, as well as workshops on pottery and other handicrafts or watch performances of folk art ensembles and singers from all over the country.
And no one would miss the main event – the fair of food products from all regions of Russia. Here, everyone had a chance to buy dairy products, meat and fish delicacies, seasonal vegetables, delicious homemade canned food and much more.