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Vegetable garden – maize – Formenton otto file

Vegetable garden – maize – Formenton otto file

Finally a semi-decent crop from the giornaledibarganews vegetable garden.  This afternoon there was a time enough and the weather was kind enough to pick  this year’s crop of Formenton otto file –  the 8-row maize (Zea Mays) of Garfagnana, locally also known as “Formentone” which was once widely cultivated throughout the valley, exclusively for use […]

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Conference on biodiversity in Garfagnana – Convengo salvaguardia della biodiversità in Garfagnana

Conference on biodiversity in Garfagnana – Convengo salvaguardia della biodiversità in Garfagnana

An important conference was held yesterday in Garfagnana organised by the Regione Toscana, the Pisa University and the Unione Communi Garfagnana  as part of the  longer-term project  to safeguard  the biodiversity of the plants in Garfagnana.  The conference was held at the Centro La Piana in Camporgiano had at its specific aim  to safeguard  to […]

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Final harvest in the barganews vegetable garden

Maybe now is the right time to bring you all up to speed on just what has been happening in the barganews vegetable garden. The last article was written during the first week in August and was entitled “It’s harvest time in the barganews vegetable garden” In it we wrote: Lettuce and courgettes, green beans, […]