Aug 6: Threshing of ancient grains in Ripi

Have you ever participated in the thrill of tasting wheat in the fields, of watching people who decide when to harvest and then observed the threshing ritual?

We did it twice: the first time, the wheat was not ready, but were rewarded on the second occasion to watch the thresher doing its work.

It is not just any grain, but an ancient variety called Senatore Cappelli that the Terre Sane cooperative has decided to cultivate again in marginal areas. Many small plots of land owned by members are back to being cultivated with selected productions.

A landscape that returns to being a pleasant and harmonious, with happy people doing something positive for everyone. Their pasta has achieved real excellence.

Eventually everyone eats a slice of fresh watermelon under the pergola.

Guide of Ripi

Ripi, the name comes from the Latin for bank, which means shore, and perhaps refers to a lake that has […]