Farm Photos 2017


Valentino and the herd

Valentino and his herd. January 2017.


Orso in his winter coat

Orso, in full winter finery.February 2017.


eggs in the incubator at Località il Piano

Some one is ready to come out! June 2017.


WWOOFers harvesting cherries at Località il Piano

Some WWOOFers pick cherries,.... (June 2017)


picking lavender at Località il Piano

some pick lavender.... (July 2017)


loading a trailer with manure

and some sling manure. July 2017.


Darcy and Orso

The barn staff: head of catering and head of security. July 2017.


playing in the lake at Località il Piano

Summer heat drives everyone into the irrigation pond. July 2017.


summer truffles at Località il Piano

Truffle bounty. July 2017.


watering fig trees at Località il Piano

Ben has been roped into watering the thirsty young fig trees. July 2017.


Farmhouse view at Località il Piano

West view of the farmhouse. July 2017.


Herd of goats at Località il Piano

Sleek goats! August 2017.


View from the trail up Mt. Coscerno

Halfway up Mt. Coscerno by 7am. August 2017.


Crushing grapes the old fashioned way at Località il Piano

Getting ready to stomp the grapes. September 2017.


Cutting cheese curd at Località il Piano

Many cheese experiments in progress, thanks to Tilde the new cow. September 2017.


Homemade butter from Località il Piano

Good Jersey butter! September 2017.


Shelf of cheeses in the cheese cave Località il Piano

The cheese cave inventory in increasing. September 2017.


Adolfo, Darcy, Ben and Fafa, at Località il Piano

Family portrait, by WWOOFer Haley. Sept 2017.


Adolfo and Orso, at Località il Piano

He's a little big to be a lap dog.... October 2017.


Tilde the Jersey cow, at Località il Piano

Tilde the wonder cow and two of her biggest fans. October 2017.


A family of rainboots at Località il Piano

A family of boots, must be fall again. October 2017.


Goat herd, at Località il Piano

The goat herd coming in from pasture. November 2017.


Fresh mozzarella, at Località il Piano

Mozzarella taking a dip in the brine tank. November 2017.


View of the first snow on Mt. Coscerno from the farmhouse window at Località il Piano

The first snow on Mt. Coscerno. November 2017.


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