The Quest to Save the Pink Apples of Italy

A beautiful account of the remaining growers of the pink apple in Marche, Italy. Agostino Petroni’s descriptions will leave you ready to pack your bags for a visit.

The earthquake, then the COVID-19 pandemic, reduced the small flow of tourism to the region. Yet Fayers believes that pink apples keep pulling people to those lands—a lifeline for the local economy.

Source: AFAR
Published: Jun 28, 2022
Length: 10 minutes (2,646 words)

The Farmer Trying to Save Italy’s Ancient Olive Trees

“A fast-spreading bacteria could cause an olive-oil apocalypse.”

Source: Atlas Obscura
Published: Apr 29, 2021
Length: 8 minutes (2,108 words)