Cascina Zenevrea farm business

Teaching Programme

Available laboratories:
From the garden to the table From soil preparation to sowing and seasonal fruit collection to cook «Basso Monferrato» most traditional and local dishes.
Aromatic herbs – Old recipes teach us how to use and identify most important and necessary aromatic herbs.
How the bread was made – Wheat sowing, care and harvest, from the fields to our kitchens, to be transformed in one of most fragrant and delicious nourishment: the bread. Classic wood-fired oven and modern baking systems.
The farm animals – Just like every farmhouse, it couldn’t come without our friends, «The animals». We get to know the animals and to look after them ever since they are born, make out their feathers, eggs and characteristics.
Grape harvest – Just like before: grape harvesting with the tin bucket, the pannier and the barrel tub, and the pressing… with the feet, and decantation for final vinification.
A walk in the vineyards, fields and orchard –Itinerary to know different crop timing and processing in Spring and in Summer. All together we make out fruit varieties, by their leaves, branches, shapes and colours.
The wood – We look out for the signs of the passing of big and small animals living in the wood, silence and noises, little birds and rustling leaves. What can upset this? We talk about pollution far from towns, tucked away in the sweet-smelling countryside, of waste separate collection and noise pollution.
Charm among fairy tales and nature – Magic itinerary along which you find the well where to throw the bad thoughts, the rope for doing away with time, the bank of happiness (tricks and theatre).
Green energy – We use the sun as a source of heat and with a photovoltaic system we generate electricity.

Prices: whole day (lunch provided by the farm), 15 euros; whole day (packed-lunch not provided by the farm), 8 euros. Half-day (return before lunch or in the early afternoon), 6 euros. ""Charm among fairy tales and nature" laboratory: 1 euro additional cost.
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The Farm

Zenevrea farmhouse lies in one of Basso Monferrato typical landscapes, near Crea Sanctuary and the Park of Sacro Monte. Inside a beautiful setting of woods and vineyards, it produces grapes, cereals, fruits, vegetables and it is a cattle breeding farm. The farm welcomes schoolchildren and groups with learning and cultural activities. For those who wish to, there is the possibility of overnight stays with rooms and food service. What better way to approach the rural world? The farm can accommodate people with disabilities.

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Cascina Zenevrea farm business

  • Via E. Fossati 1
  • 15020 Ponzano Monferrato Alessandria - Piedmont - Italy
  • 45.087216, 8.263948
  • +39 0141 927270
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