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Sustainability: the activities of the restaurant

As we have already explained, the concept of sustainability implies synergy and balance between all sectors of the farm. Which translates into a balance between the consumption of resources and their regeneration, but also between the production of pollutants and

What does sustainability mean for us

More and more often we hear about sustainability, and sustainability is one of the fundamental principles on which Podere Il Casale and the entire agricultural organism of the farm are based. But have you ever stopped to think what is

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Restaurant Reopening: what’s new?

Finally our organic farm restaurant of the farm reopens its doors to all of you! After this difficult period we start again one step at a time but with great enthusiasm and with many new features. We look forward to

FARMERS MARKET TO PODERE IL CASALE

Although the virus has hit our economy hard and changed our lives, nature follows its course and we follow it too. The organic vegetable garden of our farm continues to thrive, the fields, the vineyard and our animals have continue

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Looking for white truffle

The white truffle is one of the most precious products offered by the earth. It grows in very specific conditions: damp soils, where the water does not stagnate, in symbiosis with oaks, willows, poplars. In Italy it grows in many

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Autumn, a season of precious fruits

In an organic farm like Podere Il Casale, every season has its importance and every season contributes to our “agricultural organization”. But there is one season a little different from the others, not so much for the quantity of products,

Let’s talk about Farm to Table

More and more often we hear about Farm To Table, but what does it mean and why is it very popular? The concept is very simple and obviously means from the Farm to the Table, but contains in itself many other small meanings and many important values. The

FarmLife: April, a wonderful period

It’s April, as you know nature in this period is making giant strides and a farm like ours that bases its essence on the rhythms of nature can only keep up. The weather this year was not exactly lenient, the

How to combine beers and cheeses

Cheese is a typical product of the Mediterranean area as another great excellence, wine. Wine and cheese as known is a great pairning. But what if we told you that craft beer is also perfectly matched to cheese? The tendency

Taste of Tuscany

Are you on holiday in Tuscany and want to try the best food and wine excellences in the area? There is no better way than to visit companies, learn about their philosophy and reality to be able to appreciate in

Farm to Table: A culinary experience in the heart of Tuscany

At Podere Casale and Podere Trafonti we treasure the harmonious cohabitation of plants, animals and humans.  We enjoy cultivating fields, orchards, vineyards and vegetable gardens sustainably, and delight in gathering truffles, mushrooms and wild herbs in our fields and forests.

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Farm Life: February, the month of rebirth

January and february may seem like months of rest, a month when the earth regenerates and we can’t do anything else but wait. Instead this month for a farm like Podere Il Casale is a very important moment, on which

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How to milk a sheep?

Today we talk about one of the most important moments for a shepherd: hand milking. At Podere Il Casale milking is as tiring as it is gratifying. The shepherds love to graze, feed and care for their sheep and their

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5 good reasons to eat sheep’s and goat’s cheese

Cheese is one of the oldest foods produced by man. It is part of many cultures of countries that overlook the Mediterranean and the Middle East. Many foods considered the cornerstones of a people’s diet over the centuries have been

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Honey is a miracle product

We all know that honey is a product with enormous beneficial properties. From an early age when we had the flu, cough and sore throat moms and grandmothers brought us a nice cup of hot milk with honey. Probably our


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