National meeting of the Genuino Clandestino network of organic producers, food markets and activists, held in Urupia, an anarchist commune in Puglia.
Trattamento di un oliveto nelle campagne di Felline colpite dal Complesso del Disseccamento Rapido dell’Olivo (CoDiRO), la malattia che sta decimando gli ulivi del Salento, con l’applicazione di consorzi microbici per rigenerare il suolo.
For all those who consider food an important thing, and don’t want to eat out of plastic all the time, living in the city can be a contradiction. This is especially true for a vast city like Paris and for its numerous students, a category of people highly vulnerable to the food industry and its commercial priorities. In order to offer an alternative, groups of dedicated students have established collectives to buy organic produce together from farmers working the countryside around the French capital.
Like every year, people all across the Mediterranean sea embarked upon harvesting olives, as it has been for more than 7,000 years. Among the hills of the Valle d’Itria, in south Italy, most families have their own olives and pick them around November, before they fall off the branches. Usually by time people get around to do it, summer is long gone, turning the harvest in a cold race against the coming rain.