ST FRANCIS OF ASSISI
Francis' devotion to a life of poverty and simplicity quickly gained him followers. In 1209, he founded the Franciscan Order, which emphasized poverty, humility, and the love of God.
MICRO FARMERS and olive oil
The micro farmers produce olive oil in small quantities, typically between 100 and 300 liters per year. The olives are handpicked, and the same day transported to the Castel, where its immediately are cold pressed.
olive oil FARMERS against the industrial world
Olive farms that do not have anything to share with the world of the olive oil industry. The farmers, through their activities, preserve and protect the land, ensuring strict monitoring of the whole production chain.
HOW MANY VARIETIES OF OLIVE TREES EXIST IN ITALY?
In recent years there's been much talk about the richness and need for biodiversity: not just in relation to man. In the long battle for survival on the planet, plants, animals, and even minerals had to differentiate, proving Darwin's natural selection.
ST FRANCIS PATH
The St. Francis Path, also known as the Way of St. Francis or Via di Francesco, is a famous walking trail that winds through the beautiful countryside of Umbria in central Italy
TRAVEL FROM ASSISI TO SPOLETO
Visiting Umbria. A good way to explore the region is through a part of the St Francis Way, a path developed along the way walked by the Saint hundreds years ago.
OLIVE OIL AND FAMILY
Oil of Olives is a testimony of these people's values, their culture, and their lifestyle. It’s the product of a “Slow Lifestyle”, where the quality of the moment, every single gesture has a meaning.
FARMERS’ NOVELLO OIL
Key facts about Olio Novello, the first oil of the olive harvesting season. a unique flavor and produced in limited quantities. An emerald elixir, fruity and spicy.
DOP OIL MARTANI HILLS
The Umbria Colli Martani Extra Virgin Olive Oil is made from a carefully handpicked selection of the first-harvested Moraiolo, Leccino and Frantoio olives that grow in the Martani Valley in Umbria.
TRAVEL: MARTANI HILLS
It is the Valle Umbra immersed in the heart of the “green heart” of Italy, where Umbria is more Umbria than elsewhere.