The Swiss economic historian Sismondi named the area “Svizzera Pesciatina” in memory of his native country.
These out-of-the-way places would seem to discourage agricultural development, but the skill of local families made it possible for many small enterprising farmers to work in the traditional ways.
Now-a-days Pietrabuona Farm owners breed pigs, which is the leading activity, and produce olive oil, chestnut flour, and honey.
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In the past, chestnut flour was the only resource for the families in this area, ‘the poor man’s bread’! Today it has been revived as a guarantor of local tradition becoming a symbol of our cultural heritageSee more
The traditional cuisine of Tuscany would not be what it is without olive oil and the landscape would not be what it is without olive trees.See more
We raise “Cinta Senese”, a Tuscan breed of ancient origins.See more
The abundance of chestnut and acacia trees in the nearby groves, prompted us to produce superior quality, single flower (monofloreale) honey: acacia honey in June and chestnut honey in July.See more
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