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ITALY
Under the Tuscan Sun

Tuscan Farm House, oil on wood, 4"x5.5", (10cm x 14cm )

http://www.lonelyplanet.com/maps/euro...
Geography

Southern Europe with an area of about 301,000 sq.
kilometers
The variety of climatic and morphological conditio...
italian culture

Food is part of the rythm of life.
Enjoying a meal with friends or family is the main
ingredient of any I...
Two cardinal rules of Italian cuisine

Eat Locally
Eat seasonally - faithful Italian cooks would never eat
asparagus, toma...
1. agricultural history
PEASANT AND CAPITALISTIC FORMS OF AGRICULTURE
Family Farming
Sharecropping
Till second WW, agricul...
types of Food industry
Three different types of food
productions
Industrial
Organic
Local
major ITALIAN crops

FRUITS (GRAPS, CITRUS FRUITS,APPLE, PEACHES,
STRAWBERRIES, RASBERRIES)
GRAINS (WHEAT, MAZES, RICE)
VE...
land Tenure situation
in Italy there are a number of ways of registering
ownership of the property
1.
2.
3.
4.

Family own...
EU CAP
(Common Agriculture policy)
Common Agriculture policy)
AGRICULTURE POLICIES
EU spent overEU billion on subsidies in 2008.
50 in General
Largest receipient of these funds was Fra...
organic farming
ORGANIC FARMINGHTTP://WWW.FAO.ORG/DOCREP/004/Y1669E/Y1669E0A.HTM
current agricultural practices
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=50-CJGkgjF8
sustainability
Sound
Ecology
Water & Air Quality
Protected
Natural Resources
Managed
Sustain Viable
Biodiversity
Feasible
...
source and acknowledgement

http://www.fao.org/farmingsystems/pdf/IFSA/Abstracts.pdf

http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/bitstrea...
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  1. 1. ITALY Under the Tuscan Sun Tuscan Farm House, oil on wood, 4"x5.5", (10cm x 14cm ) http://www.lonelyplanet.com/maps/europe/italy/
  2. 2. Geography Southern Europe with an area of about 301,000 sq. kilometers The variety of climatic and morphological conditions Heterogeneous nature of the soil
  3. 3. italian culture Food is part of the rythm of life. Enjoying a meal with friends or family is the main ingredient of any Italian dish. Sunday lunch is usually spent at some relative’s home 5% of Italians eat out on Sundays 95% are at home eating as much as humanly possible. Tradition and regional diversity : Every dish, even the most simple, has roots in the past and traditions of that particular region.
  4. 4. Two cardinal rules of Italian cuisine Eat Locally Eat seasonally - faithful Italian cooks would never eat asparagus, tomatoes or artichokes out of the seasons.
  5. 5. 1. agricultural history PEASANT AND CAPITALISTIC FORMS OF AGRICULTURE Family Farming Sharecropping Till second WW, agricultural structure based on the nature of the relationship existing between land ownership, labour and entreprenuiral function Over 90% of holdings have been classified within same group as direct farming on own land (farms run directly by farmer)
  6. 6. types of Food industry Three different types of food productions Industrial Organic Local
  7. 7. major ITALIAN crops FRUITS (GRAPS, CITRUS FRUITS,APPLE, PEACHES, STRAWBERRIES, RASBERRIES) GRAINS (WHEAT, MAZES, RICE) VEGETABLES NUTS ( CHESTNUTS, HAZELNUTS) OLIVES TRUFFLES AND MUSHROOMS
  8. 8. land Tenure situation in Italy there are a number of ways of registering ownership of the property 1. 2. 3. 4. Family ownership Sole and joint ownership Shared ownership co-ownership under Italian law, anyone with a share of a willed property can insist on receiving their share … now.
  9. 9. EU CAP (Common Agriculture policy) Common Agriculture policy)
  10. 10. AGRICULTURE POLICIES EU spent overEU billion on subsidies in 2008. 50 in General Largest receipient of these funds was France (10.1 billion) Has many different regions for specific production methods and culinary traditions for quality control Three quality logos : (1) PDO (2) TSG (3) PGI 1102 Registered Products
  11. 11. organic farming ORGANIC FARMINGHTTP://WWW.FAO.ORG/DOCREP/004/Y1669E/Y1669E0A.HTM
  12. 12. current agricultural practices
  13. 13. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=50-CJGkgjF8
  14. 14. sustainability Sound Ecology Water & Air Quality Protected Natural Resources Managed Sustain Viable Biodiversity Feasible Implementation Public Supports Proposal Adequate Resources Available Laws & Regulations Work or Can be Changed Sufficient Energy Enhance Use of Renewables Careful Allocation of CarbonBased Fuel Resources Invest in Research Viable Economy Investment $$$ Available Positive Affect on Local Economy Adequate Infrastructure Landowner Objectives Balanced Land Use Planning Landowner Contributions Recognized and Valued What is Their Vision? Social Equity All Segments of Society Share Wealth Public Has Opportunity for Input Rewards Fairly Distributed
  15. 15. source and acknowledgement http://www.fao.org/farmingsystems/pdf/IFSA/Abstracts.pdf http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/bitstream/24426/1/sp05ro01.p ( ‘From households to firms with independent legal status: the spectrum of institutional units in the development of European agriculture ’) Paper prepared for presentation at the 94th EAAE Seminar http://www.oecd.org/tad/sustainableagriculture/45447828.pdf

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