Garfagnana food and agrobiodiversity Community – Social development association is fully committed to enhancement and promotion of local agrobiodiversity as tangible and intangible heritage of agricultural breeds and varieties, traditions, knowledge and flavors; generation by generation all these things have shaped the landscape and culture of people.

Garfagnana food and agrobiodiversity Community as open, transparent, ethical and cultural movement acts to improve the quality of local life, to encourage solidarity economy, respecting ecosystems and natural balances, history and vocation of places.

A new food system based on the principles below can start new production organization model but even social and environmental model able to develop harmony wellness and future for the new generation.


Good, ethical and sustainable food:

Genuine and quality local food, at a fair price for producers and consumers, obtained through sustainable agricultural practices.

Respectful production processes:

environment, animal welfare, natural resources, landscape, native varieties and breeds, local agricultural and livestock traditions.

Direct markets and short supply chains:

Direct circuits, from farm to fork, to support small producers, consumers, the conservation of biodiversity and general speaking in favour of local economy.

In defence of Rights:

culture of legality, peace, cooperation, work, equal opportunities and social integration.

Education and involvement:

To promote cultural activities focusing local community, schools and young generation on food and local agrobiodiversity, while promoting our territory peculiarity.

To highlight the value of Garfagnana:

to keep viable the community sense of our villages also by devising cultural, experiential and tourist routes to spread the heritage of our own local agrobiodiversity


cooperation and responsibilities sharing between all actors and territorial institutions; policies and initiatives aimed to focus on Garfagnana food and biodiversity Community and its values, to revitalize social fabrics and to offer economic opportunities.


Comunity Farms
  • Azienda Agricola Agrituristica Paneolio di Paolo Rossi – goat cheese
    Villa Collemandina (LU) – località Il Camino
    Paolo Rossi: 3336454246 –
  • Azienda Agricola Angeli Chiara – honey, vegetables
    Gallicano (LU) – via Torre Verni
    Chiara Angeli: 3478234980 –
  • Azienda Agricola Cassettari Monia – Guardian farmer; vegetables and fruit
    Barga (LU) – località Bechelli
    Monia Cassettari: 3478788795 –
  • Azienda Agricola Cavani Ombretta – Guardian breeder; Garfagnana white sheep breeding center
    Pieve Fosciana (LU) – località Cerasa Sopra 1/C
    Ombretta Cavani: 3342927456 –
  • Azienda Agricola di Bravi Alessandro – Guardian farmer; wine, jam
    Camporgiano (LU) – località Polla 17
    Alessandro Bravi: +39 3406629325 –
  • Azienda Agricola Elisabetta Pieri – Guardian farmer; spelt, beans, vegetables
    Livignano Piazza al Serchio (LU) – via Fenice
    Elisabetta Pieri: +39 3286780484 –
  • Azienda Agricola Martinelli Laura – Guardian farmer; chestnut flour, fruit, honey, jam, spelt and corn
    Villa Collemandina (LU) – località Bosco
    Laura Martinelli: +39 3488673513 –
  • Azienda Agricola Puppa Fabio – Guardian farmer; chestnut flour, spelt and corn, cheese 
    Castiglione di Garfagnana (LU) – Cerageto località Pozzatelle 69
    Fabio Puppa: +39 3358176708 –
  • Azienda Agrituristica Il Corniolo di Franca Bernardi – Guardian farmer; fruit and vegetables
    Castiglione di Garfagnana – località le Prade 25
    Franca Bernardi: +39 3357214428 –
  • Società Agricola Filippi di Filippi Paolo e Alessandro – “Agricoltore custode”; cheese, spelt and corn
    Pieve Fosciana (LU) – via del Voltone 22
    Alessandro Filippi: +39 3293336094 –
  • Società Agricola Podere Braccicorti – fruit, wine, vegetables
    Pieve Fosciana (LU) – località Braccicorti
    Angela Giovannetti: +39 3471255199 –


Phone:+39 3357214428


Loc. Centro La Piana
55031 Camporgiano (LU)

Garfagnana food and biodiversity Community farms introduce themselves using three pictures each according to this sequence :

  • Azienda Agricola Agrituristica Paneolio di Paolo Rossi
  • Azienda Agricola Angeli Chiara
  • Azienda Agricola Cassettari Monia 
  • Azienda Agricola Cavani Ombretta
  • Azienda Agricola di Bravi Alessandro
  • Azienda Agricola Elisabetta Pieri
  • Azienda Agricola Martinelli Laura
  • Azienda Agricola Puppa Fabio
  • Azienda Agrituristica Il Corniolo di Franca Bernardi
  • Società Agricola Filippi di Filippi Paolo e Alessandro
  • Società Agricola Podere Braccicorti

Then some pictures to introduce ‘Agricoltori custodi’ and some plants, vegetables and animals part of Garfagnana biodiversity that are in danger of disappearing.

Last modified: 17 Sep 2021
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