N°02787
Element Traditional Mexican cuisine - ancestral, ongoing community culture, the Michoacán paradigm (Mexico)
Inscribed in 2010 (5.COM) on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity
Title as submitted EN: MILPA - Milpa or maize plantation, is conformed by various crops grown together and around corn, and is the favorite form of farming in Mexico. For the native understanding the milpa is the representation of the universe in miniature that provides a fundamental source of sustenance.