Azienda Agricola De Carolis Adelino

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Resources (varieties and breeds) at risk of genetic erosion present in the company:

Azienda Agricola De Carolis Adelino

The company was founded in 1994 on the lands of the De Carolis family, the owner inherits them from his father, in turn inherited from his father, a story of farmers that is lost in the mists of time.
Civita, a village with an average of 50 inhabitants and located in the heart of the Umbrian Apennines at 1200 m asl, the territory is characterized by harsh and rugged landscapes, peaks whipped by the winds with wonderful beech woods, flora and fauna still in harmony with each other.

The explosion of flowers and small orchids in June is a heavenly sight.

The owner states that “The small plots of arable land, 10 centimeters of earth and all stones, at this altitude make little and following the experience” of the old “that preceded us we continued, tenacious and determined to cultivate the old species of traditional legumes and cereals: Roveja, a small wild pea. “

The Roveja di Civita di Cascia grown by the company was recognized in 2015 by the Umbria Region as a typical product and in 2016 it became Slow Food Presidium with the name Roveja di Civita di Cascia < / em>.

Other products of the company are small and colored lentils, chickpeas and cicerchia, spring spelled; lastly saffron – Saffron from Cascia , very pure saffron from Umbria, a bet won at these altitudes one thing is certain we will never have the quantities in the crops but the quality of the mountain products is superb!

The company is open all year round, including visits to the fields and the sale of its products.

Our products are also on sale at the Agriturismo la Valle dei Bronzetti, 2 km from the town of Civita where the history of the De Carolis family continues …