Just a short distance from Vicchio di Mugello it’s as though a tiny area of Trentino (way up in nothern Italy) was relocated to Tuscany! La Azienda Agricola La Matteraia owned by the Malpaga family has been cultivating bio-apples which are almost exclusively grown in the Trento area; Royal Gala, Renette, Golden Delicious and Granny Smith.
Very recently the local municipality of Vicchio approved a call to change school lunch menus so that local food products would be privileged over other foods in order to help the local families and teaching staff to learn about and appreciate local products, thus increasing the use of Tuscan products in general. Apples from the Azienda Agricola La Matteraia now make a regular appearance on the schools’ menu, teaching faculty and kids about great food choices and supporting the local economy!
Each day Tuscan schoolchildren sit down to a balanced meal of a soup/rice/pasta dish, followed by a red meat/white meat/fish/pizza/cheese dish with wholemeal bread and they finish with fruit/yogurt. The Mediterannean diet, even in its simplest form is a winner, and now with localised differentiation in suppliers, is looking even stronger.
Villa Campestri is an ancient Renaissance Villa immersed in the green of the Mugello just a few kilometers from Florence. Tuscany is more and more chosen as a holiday destination, discover why spending a holiday at Villa Campestri!
The emotions spent in pleasant company are indelible memories that never vanish. Let’s relive once again the best moments of 2019 spent with you!
Meeting people from all over the world by welcoming them into our ancient Villa is something special for us, who allows us to create authentic bonds that often turn into precious friendships. Let’s relive together the best moments of 2019 spent with you!
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Nowadays, the farm is not only synonymous with a bucolic environment, nature and animals but also with luxury. Discover with us 5 luxury farmhouses in Tuscany!
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In Italy the one for food is a real passion, but what we love most is surely her majesty the “Pasta”! Discover with us which are the best first courses typical of Tuscany!