25 Oct '11, 2pm

Freedom food: the organic farmers who took on the Italian mafia! #mafia

Freedom food: the organic farmers who took on the Italian mafia! #mafia

Once there was blood. Now there are organic blood oranges. This is southern Italy. These are lands once dominated by mafia bosses but now witnessing pockets of defiance blossoming into a wide network of cooperatives operating under the umbrella of the 'Libera' association. Libera means 'free', just like these freed lands, where small groups of farmers produce olive oil, pasta, wine and preserves under the label 'Libera Terra' (Free Land). They say that in this food you can taste the freedom. The organic method of mafia resistance came to life in 1995. Libera, founded by Luigi Ciotti, a Catholic priest, started collecting signatures to spur the Italian parliament to pass a law allowing properties confiscated from people associated with organised crime to be used for 'socially useful purposes'. The petition, signed by one million people, became law in 1996. The first Libera ...

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*NEW* Organic Food at Wellness Recipe

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Chee Soon Juan awarded LI Prize for Freedom

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about this: Just took 'O' level Maths exam? Man posts all the answers online.

about this: Just took 'O' level Maths exam? Man...

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Amo Gastro & Wine Bar: Mediterranean-inspired Italian fare #sgfood #sg #Singapore #restaurant #winebar #gastro #food

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food.insing.com 28 Oct '11, 2am

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