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Barga Castagna – chestnut festival

Barga Castagna – chestnut festival

The humble sweet chestnut has been an important ingredient in the Mediterranean diet – Homer mentions them, and Pliny even says which kinds were grown in Southern Italy.

For the second year running, a weekend of festa in Barga all based around the humble chestnut organised by the ArtComm Barga and the Pro Loco. The humble sweet chestnut has been an important ingredient in the Mediterranean diet – Homer mentions them, and Pliny even says which kinds were grown in Southern Italy. With […]