All posts tagged: Carlo Triarico

Car park to care crop at FICO

Fico Eataly World is the largest agri-food park in the world. Even the original car park is green, being transformed from a concrete jungle into a biodynamic meadow. FICO, in Bologna Italy is an interactive, experiential center that teaches us of all ages about food and biodiversity. I was very lucky to have Carlo Triarico, President of the Association for Biodynamic Agriculture in Italy as my private teacher. Carlo works to help biodynamic farms and the health of all other farms. As we walked past the food and produce stalls of local eco artisans, Carlo explained his involvement in this complex that was designed to create a way for all generations to connect with the food we eat and where it comes from in our agricultural world. Why is biodynamics so important to you? “It is the first form of biodynamic agriculture. It’s from the very beginning, over one century old. Yet it is modern. It’s the agriculture of today too. We need it.” Carlo Triarico The meadows are currently under construction but the future …