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Many people ask us, “Where are the children when you’re volunteering on the WWOOF farms?” They are right beside me of course! 🙂 I really feel like I have eyes in the back of my head now! My parents always said that to me growing up, and I was reminded of that many times during…

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WWOOF Italia Farm – Barbialla Nuova Fattoria

  • Brentina - Our Home at Barbialla Nuova
    Brentina – Our Home at Barbialla Nuova
    Brentina - Our Home at Barbialla Nuova
  • The garden and the Chianine Cows
    The garden and the Chianine Cows
    The garden and the Chianine Cows
  • The Chianine Cows feeding.
    The Chianine Cows feeding.
    The Chianine Cows feeding.
  • The swing - what a view!
    The swing – what a view!
    The swing - what a view!
  • Stella and Romolo enjoying Spring
    Stella and Romolo enjoying Spring
    Stella and Romolo enjoying Spring
  • Stella and Romolo on our morning walk.
    Stella and Romolo on our morning walk.
    Stella and Romolo on our morning walk.
  • Our morning walk to work.
    Our morning walk to work.
    Our morning walk to work.

For the last week we have been here at Barbialla Nuova Fattoria in Montaione, Italy. The landscape is amazing, taking you to a place where time stood still. Rolling pasture, olive groves, orchards, and natural woods make up a mix of the property. The white Chianine cows dot the hilltops as we take our morning…

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We arrived into the train station in Boiano late one evening to meet up with Peter Farina, owner of italyMONDO!. He picked us up and drove us through the mountains to our wonderful apartment in Sepino, located at the foothills of the Matese Mountains in the southern Italian region of Molise. Peter, and his company…

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We are in the town of Campobasso, Italy whose population is around 50,000 people. Campobasso is the capital of the Molise region and currently we are staying In the heart of the city. Today I am taking you where we shop on foot. There are separate shopping markets for the different items you might need…

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Biodiversity, by definition, is the variety of life in the world or in a particular habitat or ecosystem. Preserving biodiversity in our food system allows us to have a wide variety of foods to enjoy. Sadly, many species are in danger due to industrial standardization, the regulations of large-scale distribution and environmental damage. Slow Food…

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Sepino is a town of rich history with incredible beauty, but the people of Sepino are the true treasure of the town. We have been fortunate to meet a myriad of artisans and craftsmen from diverse backgrounds who take raw products and turn them into things of beauty. The Mayor: Starting from the top down,…

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For a little more than a week we have stayed in Sepino, Italy, a small village, nestled among the picturesque mountains of the Molise region. in order to complete some documentation and paperwork for our Italian Dual Citizenship. We are glad that Sepino is one of the many towns that works closely with Italy Mondo…

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