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EVENTS

BONSAI WORKSHOP – Little big trees: the bonsai.

  • Saturday 23 september: at h. 11:00
  • Sunday 24 september: at h. 11:00

TOUR OF THE PARK TOGETHER WITH CARLO CONTESSO – An eclectic walk.

  • Saturday 23 september: h. 10:30 and h. 15:30
  • Sunday 24 september: h. 10:30 and h. 15:30

RUTHLESS HUNTERS – A journey into the kingdom of carnivorous plants.

  • Friday 22 september: h. 15:00
  • Saturday 23 september: h. 11:30 and h. 14:00
  • Sunday 24 september: h. 11:30 and h. 14:00

WEAVING OF THE RUSH WORKSHOP – Nature lives in your hands.

  • Saturday 23 september: h. 11:00 and h. 15:00
  • Sunday 24 september: h. 11:00 and h. 15:00

GUIDE TO THE WONDERS OF THE GARDEN – Give me a garden and i will improve the world.

  • Saturday 23 september: h. 10:30 and h. 15:00
  • Sunday 24 september: h. 10:30 and h. 15:00

TOUR TOGETHER WITH THE BEES – Essential buzzers.

  • Friday 22 september: h. 16:00
  • Saturday 23 september: h. 10:00, h. 12:00 and h. 16:00
  • Sunday 24 september: h. 10:00, h. 12:00 and h. 16:00

ARTISTIC DEMONSTRATION WITH PRESSED FLOWERS – Flowers like colors.

  • Friday 22 september: h. 15:30
  • Saturday 23 september: h. 11:00 and h. 15:30
  • Sunday 24 september: h. 11:00 and h. 15:30

MAKING A POT OF RAW HEARTH WORKSHOP – Grow a vase from your hands.

  • Saturday 23 september: h. 10:00 and h. 14:30
  • Sunday 24 september: h. 10:00

KOKEDAMA WORKSHOP – Come and discover the art of kokedama. (SOLD OUT)

  • Saturday 23 september: h. 11:00 and h. 15:00
  • Sunday 24 september: h. 11:00 and h. 15:00

CACTI AND SUCCULENT PLANTS LESSON – Happy cactaceas and succulents.

  • Saturday 23 september: h. 10:00 and h. 14:30

TREE CLIMBING DEMONSTRATION – From the roots to the top.

  • Friday 22 september: h. 16:30
  • Saturday 23 september: h. 10:00, h. 12:00 and h. 15:00
  • Sunday 24 september: h. 10:00, h. 12:00 and h. 15:00

ACTIVITY OF GARDEN FORAGING – Let’s eat the Park of the Castle of Grazzano Visconti!

  • Saturday 23 september: h. 11:30, and h. 16:00
  • Sunday 24 september: h. 11:30, and h. 16:00

ACTIVITY OF SOUNDHUNTING – We listen to nature.

  • Saturday 23 september: h. 10:00, and h. 14:30
  • Sunday 24 september: h. 10:00, and h. 14:30

BOTANICAL WATERCOLOR WORKSHOP – Coloring botany.

  • Saturday 23 september: daily course from h. 9.45 until h. 17.30
  • Sunday 24 september: daily course from h. 9.45 until h. 17.30

FLOWER DESIGN WORKSHOP – A green chapeau.

  • Friday 22 september: h. 15:30
  • Saturday 23 september: h. 10:00, h. 12:00, h. 14:00 and h. 16:00
  • Sunday 24 september: h. 10:00, h. 12:00, h. 14:00 and h. 16:00

HOYA MIA LESSON – Nice to meet you, I am Hoya.

  • Friday 22 september: h. 16:00
  • Saturday 23 september: h. 12:00 and h. 16:00
  • Sunday 24 september: h. 12:00 and h. 16:00

FRATELLI GRAMAGLIA – The garden you can eat.

  • Friday 22 september: h. 16:30
  • Saturday 23 september: h. 10:30 and h. 15:30
  • Sunday 24 september: h. 10:30 and h. 15:30

FILO E FOGLIA – Fashion from nature

  • Friday 22 september: h. 15:30
  • Saturday 23 september: h. 11:00 and h. 15:30
  • Sunday 24 september: h. 11:00 and h. 15:30

CONFERENCE SOUNDS IN THE GREEN – The soundtrack of the garden: from nature to music, by Bruno Pasini.

  • Saturday 23 september: h. 15:00


CONFERENCE SOUNDS IN THE GREEN – The soundtrack of the garden: from nature to music, by Bruno Pasini.

  • Saturday 23 september: h. 15:00

INTRODUCTION OF THE SYLVIA FOUNDATION – How to help reforestation.

  • Sunday 24 september: h. 15:00

EVENTS DETAILS

BONSAI WORKSHOP – Little big trees: the bonsai.

Verde Grazzano welcomes Salvatore Liporace, professional bonsai artist and founder of the Studio Botanico Bonsai, who will exceptionally exhibit his long-lived bonsai and hold an unmissable workshop. The techniques for creating a bonsai will be illustrated with a practical demonstration and the basic and aesthetic rules for obtaining good trees will be provided. The more experienced participants will be able to set up a meeting in his laboratory and everyone will be able to buy beautiful prebonsai, his book “Bonsai spirit and matter”, published in 5 languages, bonsai tools and handcrafted leather tool holders made in Italy.

Who is Salvatore Liporace?
In 1983 Salvatore Liporace founded the Studio Botanico Bonsai in Milan, the first space in Europe entirely dedicated to the processing and teaching of bonsai. Thanks to his numerous study trips to Japan with master Masahiko Kimura, the studio becomes a reference for bonsais experts from all over the world and is the first school to be recognized by UBI. Winner of the most important prizes, invited by the most famous world associations to hold seminars, reports and demonstrations, his articles are published in the most important magazines around the world.

Reservation required.
Info and booking: info@verdegrazzano.it:
Day and time: on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 at 11.00.
Duration: about 1 hours.
Meeting at the stand of Studio Botanico.

TOUR OF THE PARK TOGETHER WITH CARLO CONTESSO – An eclectic walk.

An unmissable appointment in Verde Grazzano is the guided tour of the park together with the exceptional guide Carlo Contesso. The famous garden designer will take you to know the Grazzano Visconti Castle Park and will lead you in the discovery of its unique greenery in the world.
Carlo will show and tell you about the eclectic style of this park designed by Duke Giuseppe Visconti in which very different views and styles coexist in harmony:
the symmetries of the Italian garden, the romance of the woods and the fragrant rose gardens, the exoticism of the bamboo patches and the Baroque of the statues and fountains.

Info and booking: info@verdegrazzano.it
Day and time: on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 at 10.30 and 15.30.
Meeting and starting: in front of the castle door.

RUTHLESS HUNTERS – A journey into the kingdom of carnivorous plants.

Verde Grazzano presents the unusual and surprising green of Carnivorous Farm: that of carnivorous plants! An exciting lesson to find a fascinating world to be explored and known. An unmissable opportunity for all nature and biology enthusiasts to discover how carnivorous plants capture and digest insects and small animals, learn about their perfect natural mechanisms and know how to grow them.

Reservation required.
Info and booking: info@verdegrazzano.it
Day and time: on Friday 22, at 15.00; on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 at 11.30 and 14.00.
Duration: 30 min plus time for questions to follow.
Meeting at the stand of Carnivorous Farm.

WEAVING OF THE RUSH WORKSHOP – Nature lives in your hands.

Ettore Gastini returns to Verde Grazzano with his beautiful workshop on the weaving of rushes. Art professor and expert in rural art, Ettore has studied the techniques and expressive potential of poor materials such as willow, vitalba, amorpha, rush, tipha and any other branch that can be woven, and will illustrate the art and secrets of weaving. The participants, under his guidance, will transform the rush into a handcrafted object, such as a trivet or bottle holder, which they can take home as a souvenir of Verde Grazzano. At the end of the workshop Ettore will show his beautiful baskets and other objects he created.

Who is Ettore Gastini?
He graduated from the Art Institute of Modena and then from the Academy of Fine Arts in Bologna.
In the early 70s he began to carry out artistic activities by participating in numerous personal and collective painting exhibitions.
From 1984 he began to work as a teacher and in 1988 he entered the Guidizzolo Art Institute as a teacher of Pictorial Disciplines. In 2009 he discovered rural art and studied the typical handicraft artifacts of the Lombardy-Emilian plain, where herbs and shrubs are collected and dried before being used. He carries out dissemination activities and courses on nature and the territory.

Reservation required.
Info and booking: info@verdegrazzano.it
Day: on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24.
Time: 11.00 and 15.00.
Duration: about 20 minutes.
Meeting at the stand of Ettore Gastini.

GUIDE TO THE WONDERS OF THE GARDEN – Give me a garden and i will improve the world.

Verde Grazzano is pleased to present Giovanna Olivieri and her Wildlife Garden meeting, a guide to the wonders of the garden. Self-taught and passionate naturalist she lives close to the Pesaro coast where she takes care of a vegetable garden, a chicken coop, an orchard, and an organic olive grove. Giovanna will explain how, to preserve biodiversity and the beauty of nature, we can start from our small green spaces. She will talk about butterflies, birds, wild bees and other useful garden goers and, with practical advice inspired by the philosophy of the natural garden, she will teach how to create a welcoming place for them.
Available to visitors will also be her books “I do it myself” (Terra Nuova 2014), “I cook by eye” (Altreconomia 2017), “Guide to the wonders in your garden” (Ediciclo 2021), “Ronzii” (Pendragon 2023) plus other titles from Ediciclo and Pendragon on nature and garden.

Who is Giovanna Olivieri?
Giovanna is a self-taught naturalist and has been passionate about studying urban and rural biodiversity for years. She leads creative workshops for children and adults with reclaimed materials collected in the wild. She collaborates with the Monte San Bartolo Regional Natural Park and with the schools of her city for environmental education projects. She gives lectures on food waste, organic horticulture, the care of biodiversity, the relationship between cuisine and the environment. tiracconto_lanatura is her IG profile.

Reservation required.
Info and booking: info@verdegrazzano.it
Day: on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24.
Time: 10.30 and 15.00.
Duration: about 1 hour.
Meeting and starting of the tour at the stand of Giovanna Olivieri.

TOUR TOGETHER WITH THE BEES – Essential buzzers.

The Gruppo Apicoltori Riuniti returns to Verde Grazzano with the expert guide Lorenzo Ciceri, who will lead visitors in the discovery of these indefatigable pollinating creatures essential for maintaining biodiversity. An unmissable appointment to meet the Castle’s bees live, discover what a beehive and their wax sheets look like. At the end of the tour, Lorenzo will invite the participants to taste his honey, including the delicious Castle honey, royal jelly, propolis and many other specialties.

Info and booking: info@verdegrazzano.it
Day and time: on Friday 22 at 16.00; on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 at 10.00, 12.00 and 16.00.
Duration: about 1 hour.
Meeting and starting at the stand of Gruppo Apicoltori Riuniti.

ARTISTIC DEMONSTRATION WITH PRESSED FLOWERS – Flowers like colors.

Verde Grazzano welcomes Massimo Cantoni and Maria Angeli, artisan artists of pressed flowers. Visitors will be able to witness a live demonstration of their activity: the creation of a painting that represents a vase of flowers entirely made with the procedure of pressing the flowers, following all the stages of processing.
The collected flowers are pressed until they are dehydrated without losing their shape or colour, then once dried they are taken with tweezers and glued with a brush on cotton cardboard to form figurative or abstract compositions.

Who are Massimo Cantoni e Maria Angeli?
Husband and wife live in Franciacorta in a house with land where they cultivate as many as 200 different species of perennial herbaceous plants. Their art was born by chance, from a service read on Gardenia in which they discover the technique of pressing cultivated flowers to create compositions. It remains a hobby until requests from friends and relatives convince Maria to open a real studio, equip herself with mechanical presses and undertake a craft business.

Reservation required.
Info and booking: info@verdegrazzano.it
Day and time: on Friday 22 at 15.30; on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 at 11.00 and 15.30.
Duration: about 30 minutes.
Meeting at the stand of L’arte dei fiori pressati.

MAKING A POT OF RAW HEARTH WORKSHOP – Grow a vase from your hands.

For the first time in Verde Grazzano Monica Bispo with her workshop LaTerra Cruda®, which will introduce you to this special completely natural technique and make a vase with your own hands. Monica will guide you in the creation of a minimalist vase in the shape that does not need to be fired, and which can be enriched with a plant included in the workshop materials. In the work of this designer who starts from clay and nature, the theory of Fukuoka, biologist, and philosopher of the minimization of human interventions in agriculture, takes shape. The workshop will provide practical and theoretical insights into the world of natural construction, of which imprecision and the unfinished are the stylistic code, the occasion for an unexpected point of view and starting point. Raw earth is also a valid alternative to cultivation in plastic, with all the ensuing advantages for the environment.

Who is Monica Bispo?
Graduated in Art and Design at the Salvador Bahia Academy of Fine Arts and graduated in Restoration of Frescoes and Stone Surfaces at the ENAIP Restoration School in Botticino, in 2014 she obtained a Masters in Garden and Landscape Design and Conservation at the Politecnico of Milan. She works with various creation techniques, including ancient ones, and with the most varied materials, not the noble and traditional ones only but also those of industrial derivation.

Reservation required.
Info and booking: info@verdegrazzano.it
Day and time: on Saturday 23 at 10.00 and 14.30; on Sunday 24 at 10.00.
Duration: about 1 hour and 20 minutes.
Meeting at the stand of La Terra Cruda®.

KOKEDAMA WORKSHOP – Come and discover the art of kokedama.

Verde Grazzano invites you to open to kokedama, the ancient noble Japanese art which consists in the creation of a natural vase for cultivation: a sphere of soil covered with moss that will develop and change over time without requiring too much care. This workshop of the Mousse Curiosità Vegetali artisan laboratory will let you discover the history of the kokedama and learn how to create one. Each participant will have a plant, universal akadama soil (Japanese clay), sphagnum (Chilean moss), moss, fishing line, pins, and Japanese chopsticks.

Reservation required.
Info and booking: info@verdegrazzano.it
Day and time: on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 at 11.00 and 15.00.
Duration: about 1 hour.
Meeting at Mousse Curiosità Vegetali stand.

CACTI AND SUCCULENT PLANTS LESSON – Happy cactaceas and succulents.

At Verde Grazzano the succulent plant expert Maurizio Gambini will hold an interesting demonstration of cacti and succulents. He will share his long experience and will illustrate their specific characteristics, for example the different origins: the former is native to the American deserts, the latter to the deserts of all continents. And he will delve into all the aspects related to the reproduction and cultivation of these very particular plants. Over many years, his farm in Magherno (Pavia) Planet Cactus, specialized in cacti, succulents and unusual plants, has become a point of reference in the sector, a custodian of the knowledge of this very particular green.

Reservation required.
Info and booking: info@verdegrazzano.it
Day: on Saturday 23 at 10.00 and 14.30.
Duration: 30 min plus time for questions to follow.
Meeting at the stand of Planet Cactus.

TREE CLIMBING DEMONSTRATION – From the roots to the top.

A great return to Verde Grazzano: the arborist Matteo Ciani with his company Vertical Tree, a show not to be missed for all lovers of greenery and trees. During this incredible demonstration you will admire Matteo’s evolutions during a climb on the branches and among the foliage of a beautiful centenary cedar of the park, and you will be breathless!

What is Vertical Tree?
Founded in 2014 after a long training and experience gained thanks to the collaboration with the Tuscan Mountain community, it works with other operators, sector specialists and agronomists to form specialized intervention teams for tree climbing pruning and felling, tree consolidation, restoration of large green areas and maintenance of gardens and public green areas. It operates in various regions, in Tuscany, Emilia Romagna, Lazio and Lombardy.

Info and booking: info@verdegrazzano.it
Day and time: on Friday 22 at 16.30; on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 at 10.00, 12.00 and 15.00.
Duration: about 1 hour.
Meeting point at the cedar – stand Vertical Tree.

ACTIVITY OF GARDEN FORAGING – Let’s eat the Park of the Castle of Grazzano Visconti!

Wood*ing Wild Food Lab, the most important research laboratory on the use of wild food for human nutrition founded in 2010, returns to Verde Grazzano with a fascinating foraging project. You will take a walk immersed in the Park’s habitat and you will reconnect with nature, you will discover the differences between native and non-native species, and with the guidance of the certified teacher Luciano Tei you will learn to recognize and collect edible wild plants and discover their use in the kitchen to prepare and bring healthy, unusual, and good dishes to the table.

Reservation required.
Info and booking: info@verdegrazzano.it
Day and time: on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 at 11.30 and 16.00.
Duration: about 1 hour.
Meeting and starting near the stand of Wooding Wild Food Lab.

ACTIVITY OF SOUNDHUNTING – We listen to nature.

Verde Grazzano is happy to present and let you live an out of the ordinary experience signed Wood*ing Wild Food Lab, the most important research laboratory on the use of wild food for human nutrition founded in 2010: a research activity of the natural sounds of the Castle Park of Grazzano Visconti! With the guidance of the certified teacher Stefano Tosoni, the sounds will be noticed, heard, and recorded by the participants with their smartphones and listened to together at the end of the research session; then each participant will tell why he chose that very sound and what emotions it aroused in him.

Reservation required.
Info and booking: info@verdegrazzano.it
Day: on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 at 10.00 and 14.30.
Duration: about 1 hour.
Meeting and starting near the stand of Wooding Wild Food Lab.

BOTANICAL WATERCOLOR WORKSHOP – Coloring botany.

At Verde Grazzano the appointment with the natural art of color by Adriana Basso, the well-known botanical watercolor artist, is renewed. Thanks to the approach course to botanical watercolor “coloring botany” you will experience the emotion of creating a watercolor painting starting from a trace provided by Adriana herself and following her indications.

Who is Adriana Basso?
Graduated in architecture at the IUAV in Venice, Adriana has always loved nature in all its nuances. In 2012 she met Maria Rita Stirpe who introduced her to the art of botanical watercolor. In 2017 she obtained a diploma with distinction in botanical painting at the Society of Botanical Artist in London. In the following years she held illustration courses and exhibited her works in various exhibitions. In 2022 she joined the Académie Europeénne des Arts. In addition to botanical watercolor, today Adriana also creates works with other techniques such as gold leaf, acrylic or ink, and by combining recycled wood with corten iron she creates furnishing objects. Her works are also on fb: the natural art of color and on IG: the natural art of color.

Reservation required.
Course to be paid.
Info and booking: info@verdegrazzano.it
Day: on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24.
Duration: daily course from 9.45 until 17.30.
Required skills: a little dexterity.

FLOWER DESIGN WORKSHOP – A green chapeau.

The simplicity and originality of Viola Fiore return to Verde Grazzano. She will exhibit her beautiful and unexpected creations. The fiorist artist will hold a floral workshop where she will demonstrate how to create a hat with paper, flowers, and leaves; the ivy will be that of the park and the cut flowers will be offered by Zia Nina Flower Farm. It will also be possible to buy her famous globes and crowns, together with the “smudges”, this year’s novelty: lucky charms and chasing away evil spirits always made with flowers, aromatic herbs, and leaves.

Who is Viola Fiore?
Her ideas respect the seasonality of flowers, and nothing goes to waste. Leaves, branches, disused objects and even books that will never be read again take on a role.
It can be found exclusively online: violafiore.it and on the Violafiorebottega.com

Reservation required.
Info and booking: info@verdegrazzano.it
Day and time: on Friday 22 at 15.30; on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 at 10.00, 12.00, 14.00 and 16.00.
Duration: about 30 minutes.
Meeting at stand of Viola Fiore.

HOYA MIA LESSON – Nice to meet you, I am Hoya.

Verde Grazzano welcomes Hoya Mia, a small family nursery founded by Silvia Bellini specialized in the reproduction and cultivation of numerous species of Hoya, including the most unusual and rare. Still little known, these beautifully flowering succulents mostly from Southeast Asia, from a small private collection have grown to number more than 200 different varieties.
Silvia will be present at the stand to help you choose your first Hoya plant and learn about its needs, tell you about the best method for cultivation and reproduction through divisions and cuttings of mother plants, answer all your curiosities and make you passionate about these fascinating “wax flowers”.

Reservation required.
Info and booking: info@verdegrazzano.it
Day and time: on Friday 22 at 16.00; on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 at 12.00 and 16.00.
Meeting at the stand of Hoya Mia.

FRATELLI GRAMAGLIA – The garden you can eat.

Verde Grazzano welcomes the brothers Paolo and Marco Gramaglia of the famous Fratelli Gramaglia nursery of aromatic and medicinal plants and dyeing plants. Generally, the garden hosts ornamental botanical species, and on the contrary the vegetable garden supplies what the kitchen needs, but the latest trend is to mix ornamental plants and real vegetables, playing with colors and curious shapes. Richly colored tomatoes, white aubergines, yellow courgettes alternating with edible flowers (particularly sought after by chefs today), even delicious salad borders. No longer just a vegetable garden then, but a real garden that can be eaten, a pleasant and relaxing place where zinnias and dahlias, snapdragons, and Cosmos bloom next to the vegetables, and all the flowers that give color to the dishes as well as flavor.

Reservation required.
Info and booking: info@verdegrazzano.it
Day and time: on Friday 22 at 16.30; on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 at 10.30 and 15.30.
Meeting at the stand of Fratelli Gramaglia.

FILO E FOGLIA – Fashion from nature.

In Verde Grazzano there is Filo e Foglia – the workshop of the artisan artist
of nature Roberto Magnani, who offers two workshops not to be missed for all lovers of nature and natural craftsmanship.

Ecoprinting workshop PRINT YOUR SHOPPER.
Learn how to print on fabrics with real leaves without using chemical inks.
You will make your own cotton shopper that you will take home with you.
Discover the magic of botanical printing.
All materials are included.
Reservation required.
Info and booking: info@verdegrazzano.it
Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 15.30.
Duration: about 1 hour and 30 minutes.
Meeting at the stand of Filo e Foglia.

Shibori technique workshop MAKE AND DYE YOUR OWN SCARF.
Learn the Japanese art of decorating fabrics with stitching and tying.
You will make and dye your scarf in cotton with colors extracted from plants
that you will take home with you.
Discover the world of natural dyeing.
All materials are included.
Reservation required.
Info and booking: info@verdegrazzano.it
Saturday and Sunday at 11.00.
Duration: about 1 hour and 30 minutes.
Meeting at the stand of Filo e Foglia.

Who is Roberto Magnani?
Attracted since childhood by the shapes and colors of nature, he immediately expresses his talent in different fields: from tempera painting to oil colours, from furniture restoration to sewing. After graduating from the Istituto Tecnico Turistico he began working in the world of fashion for a multinational shoe company. But his artistic side took over and from employee he moved on to assisting the style office in creating. The casual encounter with a natural clothing craftsman strikes him and he decides to embark on a new path that takes him from high fashion to other fashion, where art and nature can meet and give life to a handcrafted creation of ecological clothing colored from nature, with organic and precise shapes not painted, but made with real leaves and flowers imprinted on totally natural fabrics.
A fashion that promotes the well-being of the environment and people, aesthetics and ethics at the same time.

CONFERENCE SOUNDS IN THE GREEN – The soundtrack of the garden: from nature to music, by Bruno Pasini.

The marriage between music and garden is a fascinating experience, sometimes complicated, sometimes fun.
It starts from the sound of nature and reaches big concerts. It changes depending on the times, the type of garden, the intention. From the Zen Garden to Central Park, from the sound produced by fountains to that of amplifiers, from the silence of meditation to the roar of pop music, passing through monasteries and palaces, public and private gardens. Without neglecting all the music that the garden has inspired over the centuries.

Who is Bruno Pasini?
Bruno Pasini lavora da trent’anni nel mondo della musica: discografico (Sony Music e Warner Music), autore televisivo (X Factor), consulente per case di produzione, ha all’attivo collaborazioni nel mondo dell’editoria e dell’industria per tutto quello che attiene alla musica e alla sua influenza nella sfera sociale e nel costume.
Bruno Pasini has been working in the world of music for thirty years: discographic (Sony Music e Warner Music), TV author (X Factor), consultant for production companies. He has collaborated in the world of publishing and the industry relating to music and its influence on the social sphere and customs.

For info and booking: info@verdegrazzano.it
Days: Saturday 23.
Time: h. 15.00
Language: Italian
Duration: about 45 minutes
Meeting Point: Sala delle Armi, inside the Castle

INTRODUCTION OF THE SYLVIA FOUNDATION – How to help reforestation.
By the president Luigi de Vecchi.

The Sylvia Foundation is a non-profit organization aimed at environmental regeneration through reforestation.

Born in 2021 after the ecological disaster that hit the south of Puglia, where the plant epidemic caused by the Xylella Fastidiosa bacterium destroyed a thousand-year-old arboreal heritage, the Sylvia Foundation contributes to regenerating abandoned territories, or those affected by epidemics, with reforestation interventions in all regions of Italy, also through the growth of ecological sustainability. It is for this reason that the Foundation wants to increasingly involve schools, families, public bodies, associations, companies, local communities that share values, traditions, and skills, to inspire a shared environmental regeneration process. But not only that: also involving the world of art, cinema, and culture, to help the Foundation document the transformation of the landscape and inspire collective action to combat climate change.

Booking and info: info@verdegrazzano.it
Day: Sunday 24
Time: at 15.00
Language: Italian
Duration: about 30 minutes
Meeting point: Sala delle armi, inside the Castle