If you’re in Umbria in early springtime, don’t miss a most special food festival in that medieval hilltown gem, Spello.
No visit to Umbria can be complete without an encounter with our rural neighbors: an Assisi treasure.
If you’re in Assisi in May, don’t miss Calendimaggio: our stunning medieval festival….though we miss Gina.
If you’re in Umbria Easter week, do not miss the local cheese breads bakings and blessings in the Assisi countryside.
Read why lunch with farm friend Giuseppa is more than a rural feast.
If you are in Umbria during the celebration of snails in Cantalupo near Bevagna, don’t miss feasting with the locals!
Not far from Assisi, the villagers of tiny Rivotorto often come together for BIG events: earthquake benefits.
If you’re staying in Assisi, where to head for fruits and vegetables? Piazzetta dell’Erba near the main square, where Novella sells her vegetables and fruits. Years ago, many more farm women were there….
One of our favorite eating spots? Find the goodness in a little roadside hut near Rieti.
Read here about an earthquake, Assisi, Jewish history….and recipricocity.