were lucky enough to sur…ood. The ramifications of one earthquake (let alone thousands of them) are huge. I had had no idea. The aftershocks go on underground, shaking the foundations of the earth but believe me, they have their equivalent, above ground, in the minds and bodies of those of us who were lucky enough to survive. They affect how you live on a day-to-day basis, how you think about your future, how you eat and sleep. The list would stretch the length of the mountains here.
Sarnano lies in the foothills of the Sibillini Mountains. They are home to wolves, wild boar, rare species of orchids, wild horses and so much more. Magnificent, usually snow-capped, I used to think they looked like great big shoulders that I could ‘lean’ on, that somehow supported me spiritually … now they hold inside them these terrible cauldrons of energy that get released in a biblical roaring fury of shaking and noise. We call them earthquakes. They do terrible things.
…ge Regionale delle Marche (legge n. 12 del 2003) definisce la figura dell’agricoltore custode quale “soggetto pubblico o privato che a qualunque titolo provvede alla conservazione delle risorse genetiche a rischio di estinzione iscritte nel Repertorio regionale”.
…aggruppati in associazioni, partecipano alle fiere e promuovono incontri per lo scambio di sementi. Oggi potremmo anche dire che si scambiano hardware vegetale in network solidali più che sociali. Spesso operano nei territori offrendo informazione sui sistemi di coltivazione per ampliare la loro…