In recent years, Bagno a Ripoli farmers decided to invest in high quality agriculture. They produce good food through sustainable methods and reinstate typical crops often replaced by more profitable products.
If you’re visiting Bagno a Ripoli, you should stop at some of its many farmhouses to sample and purchase local produce, such as IGP Toscano extra virgin olive oil, wine, honey, fruits and vegetables. But there’s more.
You'll find great gourmet specialties, such as unique breads and pasta made from ancient grain flours, or chocolate squares made with cocoa paste and local extra virgin olive oil.
At the Monna Giovannella farm, for example, you can book a lunch and sample the best of the local rural cuisine, like this chickpea cacciucco. This is a vegetable soup made with dried chickpeas and chard and seasoned with local extra virgin olive oil.
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