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The barks of Armo’s pine trees bear evidence of a lost practice, relegated to souvenirs of a time when everything the forest had to offer was tapped into. This was the case with resin, a valuable compound prior to the advent of organic chemistry....

La Segheria "veneziana" è perfettamente funzionante e rappresenta un esempio di archeologia industriale per la Valle. È situata in località Cola, comune di Valvestino, in laterale destra sulla strada Provinciale per Magasa a una distanza di circa mt. 300 dalla rotatoria....

Each member brought the milk produced by their own cows to the dairy every day and had the “right to their turn”, i.e., to process it into cheese and butter in proportion to the milk supplied....

The “calchera” was used to produce quicklime by firing limestone extracted from local rocks. Partially dug into the ground, it was dry-lined with other stones and barrel-shaped with a small door for lighting and feeding the fire which had to burn non-stop at a steady...