Laying water and electric lines to the probable site of a future barn. January 2008.
Farmer self-portrait. January 2008.
Sorba and Jujube, glamorous in long winter coats. February 2008.
Morel abundance. March 2008.
Basket making at Gregorio's house. March 2008.
Stone-work almost completed on the farm house. April 2008.
Harvest of wild asparagus, Asparagus acutifolius. April 2008.
The newest addition to the farm: Benvenuto Benjamin Rosati! 24 May 2008
And then we were three...... May 2008.
Our other newborn, little Fico, with mamma Pucca. July 2008.
Teenager Gelso socializes with a WWOOFer. July 2008.
Baby Ben plays with mom and dad... July 2008.
Farmhouse looking good from the outside. July 2008.
Ben and cousin Gabriele. August 2008.
Adolfo prefers grapes to wine. September 2008.
Learning to make glue from mistletoe berries. October 2008.
Bird's-eye view of the farm, photo taken by WWOOFer Brianna. November 2008.
Family portrait. November 2008.
Trusty rusty Fiat Panda and her rooftop snowman. December 2008.
Farmhouse much warmer with the addition of some windows and doors. December 2008.
Ben's first Christmas present, unwrapped (almost) solo. December 2008.