Sitting down to eat together is a cornerstone of Italian culture. Perhaps you’ve heard about this or experienced it yourself, but for Italians food is a sacred substance and sharing it with others completes the rite. After years living in this country, I catch myself performing rituals of this culinary communion that I’d never imagined… Read More Sea Change
In Italian, le rive are the banks of a river or stream. The liminal space. I’ve almost certainly mentioned how much we believe in the power of this transitional space, but it bears repeating. We find transitional spaces in small moments in our daily lives as well as in the era of global changes we’re experiencing,… Read More On the banks of the RIVE
You might be asking yourself, what really happened at the Helping the Helpers Training? That question will inevitably have many different answers. By organizing an intercultural, interdisciplinary training we knew participants’ takeaways would be as varied as their countries, mother tongues and work. So Reading Rainbow style, Kirsten is going to help us kick off… Read More Guest Contributer: Kirsten Voris Reflecting on Community and Practice
We first arrived at the Fattorie Faggioli and began this blog almost 3 years ago now. Since then we’ve gone back and forth, posting about all kinds of things. What began as a tool for keeping folks up to date on our travels is now a record of the development of our life today, the realization… Read More Why donkey coaxing?