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Presentazione di Selvanuova in Italiano

Presentazione di Selvanuova in Italiano

Facendo seguito alle numerose richieste di nostri amici e clienti, abbiamo predisposto una breve presentazione di Selvanuova: troverete informazioni sulla nostra azienda agricola biologica, sulla metodologia di agricoltura ecologica e rigenerativa che ispira questo nostro lavoro, sui prodotti e relativi prezzi.

Native tree planting project

Native tree planting project

Today we have applied for funding under the Rural Development Programme of Puglia, in order to get co-financing for the creation of ecological infrastructures in one of our plots. The project includes the creation of tree hedges, made up of 257 trees and shrubs belonging to 30 different species.

Cicadas singing in our organic olive groves

Cicadas singing in our organic olive groves

Cicadas are singing in good numbers in our organic olive groves. A land management that is sympathetic to wildlife delivers tangible results. 

Fig extra jam made only with figs picked in our orchards

Fig extra jam made only with figs picked in our orchards

Not just olives and cherries: our mixed orchards also produce a good amount of figs. We are currently picking our ripe organically grown figs, and we process them into an excellent fig extra jam.

Did you know that ripe cherries are black?

Did you know that ripe cherries are black?

Right at the end of the cherry season, we pick our ripest organic cherries, those spared from golden orioles and other wildlife living in our orchards. Today we have been picking our very last organic cherries and making the last round of cherry jam, which is also the best cherry jam for this year.

Italian green toads in flooded olive grove

Italian green toads in flooded olive grove

Yesterday and today we had some heavy showers. Green toads (Pseudopidalea viridis), after almost two years of scarce rainfalls, are making the most of a flooded olive grove.

Limestone pavement micro biotope at Selvanuova

Limestone pavement micro biotope at Selvanuova

Small-scale habitat features play a key role in supporting biodiversity and ecosystem services. At Selvanuova we preserve and increase these important natural elements.

Exceptional cherry harvest for supreme cherry extra jam

Exceptional cherry harvest for supreme cherry extra jam

Nature gave us a generous cherry harvest, so these days we are picking our cherries. We process them into a delicious cherry extra jam, that we are selling in jars of different sizes.

Il “cambiamento” del modello agricolo europeo delude ambientalisti e mondo del biologico

Il “cambiamento” del modello agricolo europeo delude ambientalisti e mondo del biologico

La proposta di nuovo Regolamento per la Politica Agricola Comune dell’Unione Europea dopo il 2020 presentato oggi dalla Commissione UE delude le aspettative delle Associazioni ambientaliste e dell’agricoltura biologica condivise da centinaia di migliaia di cittadini europei ed italiani. La riforma della PAC sarà una priorità per il nuovo Ministro, Gian Marco Centinaio, a cui le Associazioni della Coalizione #CambiamoAgricoltura chiedono un impegno per un’agricoltura più sostenibile.

4,000-year-old jar contains Italy's oldest olive oil

4,000-year-old jar contains Italy's oldest olive oil

New chemical analysis conducted on ancient pottery proves the liquid gold has existed in Italy hundreds of years longer than what anthropologists have previously recorded.

PICK YOUR OWN. Raccolta delle ciliegie fai da te

PICK YOUR OWN. Raccolta delle ciliegie fai da te

Raccogli le ciliegie direttamente dal nostro frutteto biologico, e con la guida del nostro esperto agronomo, scopri come è possibile produrre cibi sani e preservare un ecosistema ricco di forme di vita.

The World Migratory Bird Day

The World Migratory Bird Day

World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) is an annual awareness-raising campaign highlighting the need for the conservation of migratory birds and their habitats. It has a global outreach and is an effective tool to help raise global awareness of the threats faced by migratory birds, their ecological importance, and the need for international cooperation to conserve them.