Events, Promotions & Traditions

For the past three Junes, the fair les Culturales (that for 14 years has presented technical and innovative expertise and solutions to crop farmers) hosts the Rob’Olympiades, a “robotic joust” reserved for students. This contest, organized each year in June in the middle of a field, offers an opportunity to students in agronomic, electronic or […]

Thousands of Americans in the Washington, D.C., area were able to participate in an annual celebration of French agriculture at the EU Open House. Every year in the middle of May, the embassies of the member states of the European Union open their doors to the public to celebrate. France and Germany always hold their […]

On May 12, the Embassy of France in the United States once again opened its doors to the public and, as always, French agriculture and food took center stage. The Agriculture Department, with the generous help of volunteers, spoke with visitors about French agriculture and, of course, shared a generous amount of fine French cheese, […]

From October 20 to 22, the Festival of the Forest and Woods returns for its second edition, on the theme of “Construction and Innovation.” During this event, the domaine of Bourdaisière will launch, in partnership with the National Forest Office, France Bois Forêt and Arbocentre, a call for projects for the construction of a house […]

Last June, five foreign bloggers and youtubers were invited to Paris to discover French agricultural products, savoir-faire and of course to take advantage of the opportunity to discover modern and original French cuisine thanks to the organization France Bon Appétit, the brand of the French Ministry of Agriculture for French agro-food products overseas. Since November […]

A major series of roundtable talks, discussions and 14 working groups on the French food and agriculture industry will commence later this month, led by French Minister of Agriculture Stéphane Travert. An investment plan of five billion euros over a period of five years will be launched at the completion of these important meetings. “The […]

This May 13, the Agriculture Department of the Embassy of France participated in another successful edition of the European Union (EU) Open House. Every year, the embassies of the EU in the United States open their doors to the American public in Washington, D.C. More than 7,500 people attended the event, which this year took […]

France made its mark at the 15th annual World Cup of Patisserie, which took place in January in Lyon, France. This international event of the pastry-making profession was created in 1989 by French pastry chef Gabriel Paillasson. In total, 22 teams composed of three chefs from four different continents competed in challenges over the course […]

This past March 21st marked the second annual Good France/Goût de France event, which celebrates French gastronomy through a unique event that brings together thousands of people all around the world around a meal based on the tradition and innovation of French cuisine. Dinners served simultaneously in participating restaurants honored the merits of French cuisine, […]

The event Good France, which takes place March 21st, 2016, is a unique occasion to taste all that French culinary traditions have to offer. It brings together more than one thousand chefs on 5 different continents in a celebration of French gastronomie. The event takes the form of a special themed dinner in each participating […]