The Imaginary Life of the Giardino Forbito obviously in the garden! On the occasion of the 2024 Salone Internazionale del Libro, the Googreen Market returns to Sambuy on May 11 and 12 for two days of small-scale productions and cultural encounters.

Saturday, May 11
12 PM
“Imagine that snack!”
With Federico Gordini, Chiara Cavalleris, and Marco Fedele a collective narrative of the very Piedmontese ritual of the “Merenda Sinoira” featuring a Googreen market area dedicated to ingredients, flavors, and the rural gastronomic tradition, the undisputed origin of the now indispensable “aperitif” moment.

Saturday, May 11
2:30 PM
“The Italy of Miracles. Stories of saints, magic, and mysteries”, Raffaello Cortina Editore
The author Marino Niola will converse with Davide Monopoli and Silvia Casolari of the Mufant – Museum of the Fantastic in Turin – who, interviewed by Antonella Giani, will engage in a visionary comparison between past and future, in a dialogue that brings the figure of the Saints, active witnesses of a “doing good” so necessary today, back to the center of everyday life.

Saturday, May 11
3:30 PM
“In Spirit”
Journeys in search of Saints and at the same time of wine productions in Langhe, Roero, and Monferrato. In collaboration with Domenico Papa and Art Site Land, the first immersive tourist excursion will be previewed, which during the summer, will take place in Monferrato, specifically in Moasca at the church dedicated to San Rocco and in the land of the Amistà winery, with the participation of Michele and Jacopo Marsiaj who will talk about their passion for the grapes of this region.

Sunday, May 12
All day
“So Much Hat”
The project by the Well-Groomed Garden that merges street art and the Googreen Biodiversity Market in the name of the regeneration of the Sambuy Gardens and the Porta Nuova ring. A show of “active participation” continuously with surprise encounters among the garden paths and “Whispers,” stories and sounds face-to-face in the garden.