“La natura in tavola” on Laura Lodigiani’ Online Magazine

December 21, 2013

La Natura in Tavola. Fattoria di Volmiano: ricette e segreti” was reviewed in an article published in Laura Lodigiani’s online magazine. The famous journalist writes how the book “features all the best elements of the Tuscan cuisine, with wholesome, easy to make dishes, but was clearly inspired by memories of long gone farm life, of […]

“La Natura in Tavola” on salepepequantobasta.com

December 17, 2013

“La Natura in Tavola. Fattoria di Volmiano: ricette e segreti” was recommended by Concetta Donato in an article on salepepequantobasta.com, among other books that help bring back memories of long lost smells and tastes. The cooking enthusiast took a shine to the “apple pancakes” recipe, and highlighted how apples where often used as a basis […]

“LA NATURA IN TAVOLA” at Feltrinelli and Unicoop!

December 10, 2013

The book, written by Vittoria Gondi Citernesi as a memento of the atmosphere, the people, the tastes and the smells of her “little corner of the world”, and entitled “La Natura in Tavola. Fattoria di Volmiano: ricette e segreti”, is for sale at “Feltrinelli” bookstores and at the Arezzo, Cascina, Lastra a Signa, Montecatini, Sesto […]

“La Natura in Tavola” The Book

November 25, 2013

“La Natura in Tavola. Fattoria di Volmiano: ricette e segreti”: the book was presented by City Council Member Gianni Salvadori, Deputy Mayor Paolo Pineti and the author at the 18th “Extra Virgin Olive Oil Fair” in Calenzano. A selection of recipes (for every season) for wholesome and thrifty dishes, passed down from mother to daughter and […]


November 4, 2013

The Volmiano estate will take part in the 18th “Extra Virgin Olive Oil Fair”, organized by Calenzano City Council and Calenzano Tourism Office. The owners of Volmiano, which encompasses 20.000 olive trees, are renowned for their love of nature, tradition and good food. Therefore, during the Fair, precisely on 16th November at 4.30 pm, Marchesa […]


November 4, 2013

As per tradition, on 4th November the olive harvest will begin at the Volmiano estate, and the “green gold” of Volmiano will be available to the public on Thursday, 7th November. The olive oil of Volmiano, an historic estate where oil has been produced since 1427, is a rare delicacy: it is the result of […]


October 13, 2013

On Sunday, 13th October, the “Dog Owners’ Meeting” was held in the garden of the Fattoria di Volmiano. The entrance was free and all donations were in favour of the “Dog Pet Therapy” program of the Fondazione Meyer.

A Meadow in the Kitchen

October 5, 2013

On 5th October, a lecture was held by Dr. Andrea Papini at the Fattoria di Volmiano on the merits of edible wild herbs, entitled “Metti il prato a tavola” (“A Meadow in the Kitchen”), organized by the Scandicci (Piana Fiorentina) Slow Food convivium.

A glimpse of the night sky

August 11, 2013

On Sunday, 11th August, the “Scorci di Cieli Notturni” (“A Glimpse of the Night Sky”) event was held in the garden of the Fattoria di Volmiano, organized by the Associazione Essere and the Associazione di Astrofili Quasar, under the patronage of the Calenzano City Council. The people who gathered for the event were able to […]