Vero Italiano: agriturismi

Italian agriturismo

Mario Matassa heads out into the countryside to stay on an agriturismo, and discovers why these farm-stays can provide the perfect holidays for foodie travellers…  Photos by Mario Matassa There are more than 18,000 agriturismi in Italy, half of which have sprung up recently – particularly in Tuscany and Alto Adige. The idea of coupling […]

A Small Living from Garlic & Olives

Stuart Haines shares the story of two brothers who returned to their native Abruzzo in order to reclaim their ancestral life, farming garlic & olives… The cost of milling a hundred kilos of olives goes up every year; every year a euro or two more!” Luca is explaining the realities of trying to make a […]