Countdown to the 21st edition of Prim.Oil, the market exhibition of extra virgin olive oil produced in the Ripolese territory (and not only) organized by the Municipality of Bagno a Ripoli and by farmers locals.
The event returns with two days full of initiatives Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 November. The fresh crushing oil, as always, makes an appointment in the heart of Bagno a Ripoli, al "Silvano Nano Campeggi" garden at the Ponti, which traditionally houses the "headquarters" dedicated to green gold with the stands of over fifty farms, ready to illustrate the characteristics and peculiarities of their oil recognized as an excellence at international level.
The official inauguration of Prim.Olio scheduled for Saturday morning at 11 will open the doors to a weekend full of taste lessons with tasters professionals dell'Anaapo, Show cooking of chefs to prepare dishes and recipes with oil as the protagonist. They will not miss the farmer's market with zero kilometer products and live olive pressing.
Also present this year the refreshment point of Siaf, the Municipality's lunch company, which will offer participants a wide choice of dishes prepared with local fresh oil and short chain products. Sunday will stop in Prim.Olio also the traveling van "Closer is better“, With Siaf and Organic Tuscany products. Moreover, like any edition, the appointment with the competition will be renewed "Drips of gold”, Designed to reward the three oils of Bagno a Ripoli and the first oil produced outside the municipal boundaries, judged the best and the best by a jury of expert tasters.
Confirm the appointment with the market on via Roma edited by Fivag Cisl, the presence of the artisans of Cna that will demonstrate their manual skills and the participation of voluntary associations and traders with their stands, present the Pro Loco for Bagno a Ripoli and the "Bagno a Ripoli" natural shopping center. There will be entertainment for children with activities and shows in Piazza della Pace. Saturdays at 16.30, space for musicals with theater school actors "Everything makes Broadaway"
"Our farmers - says the mayor Francesco Casini - announce a vintage that is not abundant but of quality. The first tastings will be made in Prim.Olio, which every year with thousands of presences is confirmed as a fundamental opportunity for the promotion of our oil, always better and more selected, and of the passionate work of our farmers ".
"The event - explains the councilor for economic development Francesca Cellini - turns twenty-one, the most beautiful gift is an audience that every edition grows and becomes increasingly demanding and attentive to quality. Thanks to all those - farms, associations and volunteers - who also contributed to setting up a program full of events and initiatives this year ".
The XXI edition of Prim.Olio will take place on Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 November at the “Nano Campeggi” garden at the Ponti in Bagno a Ripoli, from 10 to 19.
Info: www.oliobagnoaripoli.it - www.comune.bagno-a-ripoli.fi.it