Dose.  Great autumn festival on September 25 at the Cuzals Ecomuseum

Dose. Great autumn festival on September 25 at the Cuzals Ecomuseum

Basketry workshop at the Ecomuseum of Cuzals, in Sauliac-sur-Célé near Cahors in the Lot, which is holding its autumn festival this Sunday, September 25, 2022. (©Photo Magali Paulin – lots department)

OnEcomuseum Cuzals in Sauliac-sur-Célé, not far away Cahors in Dosenext autumn festival will be held on Sunday, September 25, 2022from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

AND Plant Barter will be organized with free access, with Cuzals plant cuttings for visitors to take and exchange.

On display are examples of know-how: baking, plant dyeing, basketry, printing…

Games, autumn tastings…

During the day you can play: blind test, schmilblick (object recognition).

You can also take part in seasonal activities: apple pressing in the orchard followed by apple juice tasting; log workshop inoculated with fungi.

You can also go on an ethnobotanical walk and taste dishes based on autumn fruits and plants. The menu mainly includes soup tastings: several “chefs” will prepare soup with mysterious ingredients. Visitors will taste and will have to get to know the author of the preparation.

The show by Brother Arth from Saint-Côme will be played twice during the afternoon. And to end the day with music, Shamade Swing Trio will provide the atmosphere.

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Complete program in detail

The whole day :

  • Plant Barter
  • Bakery: making bread in the Cuzals oven
  • Typography workshop
  • Wicker example
  • Sample of vegetable dyes

Morning: single species apple workshop on a clay plate

From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.:

  • Culinary Schmilblick
  • Blind test game
  • A female genius in the kitchen of Quercy
  • Bread of misery at the cottage

From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.: pressing apples in the orchard

From 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.: workshop Log inoculated with mushrooms


  • Demonstration and tasting of a traditional Quercy dish
  • Around wild and edible autumn fruits: forgotten in the modern kitchen
  • Guided tour of the famous sixties?!

At 14:30 and 16:00: Show Brother Arthus de Saint Côme

From 15:30 to 17:00: soup tasting: can you find out who made this soup?

At 5 p.m.: Shamade Swing Trio concert

At noon, the possibility of eating at the Bistrot de Cuzals. Info:

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