Category Archives: Olivo

Climate changes lead to changes in agriculture

The town and province of Sondrio is in the Valtellina area of Lombardy.  Sondrio is a mountain town in the extreme north of Italy.  It is noted as a city where man demonstrated his ingenuity in terracing the harsh land … Continue reading

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Tre signori…e due signore…da Verona: Parte I

This summer Bill and I had the pleasure and honor to host several wonderful “kids” in their 20s from Verona.  It all started with Jacopo, the pianist whom I featured in a former post.  He is now attending the Thornton … Continue reading

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L’olio d’oliva

Olive oil, of course, is becoming more and more popular in the United States.  While Spain produces the most in the world, there seems to be some cachet in having “Imported from Italy” on the label…so much so that there … Continue reading

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