Farmer's Festival of Fresh Fava Beans and Pecorino Cheese - Pienza

In Pienza, 24 and 25 April 2010
A delightful, traditional festival with music, dancing, tastings of Pecorino di Pienza cheese,farm-fresh fava beans, and wines offered by the local winerie

Saturday and Sunday, April 24 and 25

Beginning at 10.00 am - along the Corso Rossellino

The cheese shops will set up food stands along the main road in town

with samples of Pecorino di Pienza cheese and fresh (raw) fava beans.


Sunday, April 25

A donkey will bring a load of cheese and beans,

accompanied by young village girls, and parade through town.

Afterwards, there will be a tasting of pecorino cheese, fava beans, and wines.

All provided by local farms.

There will be accordions, music, dancing, and lots of fun!

Children who so desire may dress as farmer peasants and join us to celebrate!

You are invited to join us, too! A guide on Val d'Orcia territory near Siena in Tuscany - Farmhouses, holiday homes, restaurant, hotel, hotels, cellars, winery
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