The peculiarity of the kilometer Zero markets is already summarized in the name. These markets, in fact, are organized and managed by the producers, who propose their products directly to the final consumer.
The selection of agricultural producers for kilometer Zero markets is subject to the participatory guarantee procedure; A method that provides constant monitoring of the banks and visits to the company to observe the production methods.
The zero km products sold in the markets have mostly a low price due to reduced transport and distribution costs, the absence of commercial intermediaries, but also the poor reloading of the seller, which is often the same farmer or Breeder.
On the stalls of the kilometer Zero markets, you can find many exquisite delicacies: fruits and vegetables, chestnuts, walnuts, potatoes, bread with sourdough baked in a wood oven, jams, honey and many other certified kilometer Zero products of Small local producers.
Like for example the country workshop of Florence: for sale more than 100 Tuscan products. There are also the cooked vegetables, the Chianti Classico bulk and the Parmigiano Reggiano. Seasonality, sustainability, traceability, transparency, and value for money.
Or at the Piazzale Michelangelo, one of the most beautiful terraces in the world, which in September will host a colorful market that wants to light the spotlight on kilometer Zero production of niche certified but that will offer much more.
In 2013 more than 15 million of Italians have been shopping from farmers, farms or farmers' markets. Come with us to discover the kilometer Zero world and its delicacies with our Florence walking food tour.
Foodies Super Saver: The most delicious Market Food Tour and Pasta Class with season ingredients
Highlights Combine two best-selling Foodies experiences in Florence for "Small group" no more than 8 guests!
At a discounted price take a 2-hour morning culinary walking tour at The Market and walking other streets, cross the bridge for soak you in a most authentic area of florence Oltrarno for enjoy your Pasta Class.
Our Professional Guide leads food enthusiasts around Florence's finest food destinations.
You'll taste cheeses, cured meats, and olive oils alongside locals buying the week's groceries at the monumental central market.
Ending up at one of the oldest and most beautiful, historical food boutique in Florence where you'll taste the famouse truffle panino!
With your chef you'll lear how to make a fresh pasta from scratch and You'll set the menu!
Fresh, seasonal and local ingredients will be the sauce for your special pasta menu!
During the tour you will meet the vendors and sample their products with experienced & local guides, giving you insights to our favourite places and treasured ingredients.
You'll meet the small group at 8:45 am to begin your adventure as your guide introduces you to authentic Florentine delicacies like porcini mushrooms, extra-virgin olive oil, pecorino cheese, balsamic vinegar, salami, and prosciutto.
You will learn how to select the best Parmigiano, how to taste the Extra virgin Olive Oil, you'll learn the differences between Tuscan Salami and Parma ham, you'll became expert for Balsamic vinegar
At the end of this experience your taste buds will be so happy and you will be able to recognized at first sight the real and best italian food
4 cheeses - 3 Salami - 3 Extra Virgin Olive Oil - 4 Balsamic Vineagre (Aged, Traditionals, Truffle) - Cantucci (Traditional Tuscan Biscotti)
Schiacciata (Flat Tuscan Bread) - 3 Street Food Tasting (Menu can change: Lampredotto, Stew, Meatball..) - Truffle Sandwich - Water
You can decide if you want take the class in the morning after your food tour (around 11:20) or you prefere get the class for dinner time (at 5:50)
Please note: menu options are subject to change, based on what is seasonally and locally available. Additionally, due to the nature of this tour, this class does not provide a gluten-free option and lactose free
Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability.
Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Infant meals not included
Minimum drinking age is 18 years
Adult pricing applies to all travelers
Dress code is smart casual
Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
A moderate amount of walking is involved (0,7 miles food tour)
Not wheelchair accessible
Departure Time: Monday to Saturday from 8:45 - Class Lunch time 11:20 - Class Dinner time 17:50
Maximum Number: 8
Price: 132 Euro
AFTERNOON CHOCOLATE TOUR
Come to see a sweeter side of historical Florence and indulge in chocolate from the finest boutiques available for florentine and international visitors, some for more than a hundred years.
You will discover high quality, authentic place that the locals love, with us you learn how to avoid showy food traps which are generally very low quality and often expensive
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