Tag: agriculture

Sassoferrato in 24 Hours

Sassoferrato – a journey among history and traditions. Sassoferrato is a little town shielding a long history that can be relived in the historic centre, as well as the suburbs. We would like to thank Happennines, Gabriele, Sara, Marco and Letizia, for having guided us and let us discover a perfect destination for many history/art/traditions..

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The hard work of mezzadri

As many young adults in my region, I am a proud granddaughter of two hard-working farmers. My grandparents, and before them, my grand-grandparents, were tenant farmers or, as they were called in Italy “mezzadri”. Mezzadria was a system of feudal land tenure whereby a farmer, namely my grandparents, paid half of the farm’s produce as..

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