Beans

Living Freedom in the Countryside

12 days ago   |   By Slow Food

Bringing the Zolfino Beans of the Slow Food Presidium. Simone Botti of Le Fontacce, near Arezzo, describes his work with olives and beans. Living the land is in his DNA, and the fruits of that land and that work are available in the Terra Madre online marketplace.
Olives, beans and iris flowers: theses are the three pillars of Simone's company, Le Fontacce, situated at Loro Ciuffenna, a small town of around 5000 inhabitants in the countryside between Arezzo and Florence.
The countryside and the plants
“I'm 33 years old and I've been doing this work since I was 11,” Simone tells us. “I...
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