Regional rice growing areas have existed in Ticino for the past 90 years. The company Terreni alla Maggia owns rice fields in the Maggia Delta and produces a local alternative to Asian rice. We will be looking at why rice cultivation in Ticino has become an unexpected success story.
Apricots, with their velvety soft skin, are particularly popular with the Swiss. However, not all locals know that the orange fruit is grown directly in their own country — despite the fact that apricot production has been a tradition in Valais for many years and is part of the cultural heritage of the canton of Valais.
April and May is the flowering season for rape fields and fruit trees, which means a big feast for the local bees. We’re going to tell you how you can contribute to the preservation of these important insects.