Arts and food combine to improve regional identity and conserve heritage.

Research shows that a healthy food tourism movement develops and sustains regional identities, encourage agricultural diversification, enhances environmental awareness, and increase the social and cultural benefits associated with connection to traditional heritage.

Sally Everett & Cara Aitchison (2010) The Role of Food Tourism in Sustaining Regional Identity: A Case Study of Cornwall, South West England, Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 16:2, 150-167, DOI: 10.2167/jost696.0

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