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Sustainable tourism: it is spoken more often in Italy and increasing number of people who organize their holidays with an eye towards the environment. A good starting point for a sustainable holiday is the food: food miles. 0, cultivated by their own farms, or from agriculture and organic farms or bought from local producers.
If you're in Bellagio you can not miss the opportunity to "go shopping" between farms, and farmer's market in search of authentic flavors and genuine. Here are some tips for buying local produce and experience different and exciting.
We start with a great bottle of oil, a perfect souvenir to take home ...
The D.O.P. Lakes of Lombardi "Lario" characterizes the olive oil produced on the slopes of the lake. In Bellagio you can buy olive oil of the Agricultural Sancassani Agnelli. Inside each bottle is enclosed in the work and passion to cultivate these trees in an area not flat like Bellagio, on the steep slopes cleared of Limonta.
The oil of the area is classified by experts according to the following: a yellow-green color, a fruity light, fruity flavor with a possible presence of slightly bitter and spicy, suitable for enriching any kind of food.
Another excellent product at Km 0 are jams at the farm "I Drenn" (drenn in local dialect means "berry"). "I Drenn" produces cheese, yogurt, jam with raspberries, blueberries, blackberries, strawberries, apricots and plums. All fruit is grown locally and handmade without preservatives and dyes. The sale is only directly in the premises.
Do not miss the dairy products of the Social Cooperative of Bellagio. The cooperative was formed in 1933 and started operating in 1934 with the aim to collect, process and market the products obtained from processing of milk from the stables of the members, all farmers who own a total of about two hundred cows, for six or seven months are kept in open grazing. Among the main products include the cream of fresh centrifuge that achieves our national butter. There is a huge choice of cheeses: the lean Bellagio starts to eat after a curing period of 40/50 days, and is used for the preparation of dishes such as polenta uncia Larian, and touched the pizzoccheri, semi-fat of the Bellagio, Bellagio fat that is put on sale after 50/60 days of ripening, and is a great table cheese, caciotta fresh cremini.
And if your passion is sweeter flavors you can buy "Gagi"honey produced by Maria Giuseppina Gandola on Mount San Primo, which has about one hundred and fifty hives from which they derive various types of honey season and its derivatives: chestnut honey, acacia , lime, wildflower honey, honeydew, pollen, propolis and royal jelly. These products are offered to the public directly at the farm where it was fitted close to local honey making a local sale.
Here are the addresses to organize your groceries in Km 0 to Bellagio:
AZIENDA AGRICOLA AGNELLI SANCASSANI
Vendita al dettaglio presso: Pasticceria Sancassani
Piazza dei canestri n. 10 22021 ,Visgnola - Bellagio (Como)
AZIENDA AGRICOLA "I DRENN"
Via dei pini, 10 - 22021 Bellagio TEL. 031/964773
LATTERIA SOCIALE COOPERATIVA DI BELLAGIO
Via Alessandro Volta, 36 - 22021 Bellagio TEL. 031 950423
Cascine Gallasco, frazione Guello - 22021 Bellagio TEL. 031 964770