The lemon, symbol of warmth and sun in Southern Italy. This citrus fruit is typical of the Mediterranean area and is widely used to flavor dishes and drinks of the Italian culinary tradition.
In particular, lemon is one of the most representative symbols of the Campania region and the Amalfi Coast.
This citrus fruit has received the I.G.P. recognition, Protected Geographical Indication.
Curiosity: Giving lemons has a particular meaning. To donate the plant allows those who receive it to enjoy its fruits, but not only. Lemons symbolize salvation, faithfulness and love since ancient times.
The yellow of the lemons refers to the sunlight, which favors its growth. From this concept a positive value is attributed to the plant.
ANYWAYS EXPERIENCE: ADOPTING A LEMON TREE
Iolanda loves her land and believes in sustainable agriculture. With love and passion she decided to carry on the family tradition, continuing to cultivate the family lemon grove with the same love with which her grandfather Vincenzo did it, 30 years before her.
Her lemons, which she likes to describe “with a real lemon flavor” are as good today as they were then. Their peel – not treated with chemicals and waxes – is perfect for cooking preparations and for making liqueurs.
Adopting a lemon tree from Campania will mean for you to follow the cultivation of a tree together with Iolanda and to discover this wonderful citrus fruit.
You can visit your tree and collect the fruit or receive lemons comfortably at home.
With an adoption you will live or give a truly unique experience.
The adoption is valid for one year and includes:
- 2 LEMONBOXES for a total of 15 kg of lemons in two shipments of 7.5 kg each;
Lemons are grown in the heart of the Piana del Sele, in Campania, without the use of pesticides and chemicals for post-harvest storage. They are tasty, genuine and above all natural
- Certificate of adoption in PDF
- Personalized label on the adopted tree
- Monthly sending of the report about the lemon cultivation operations;
- Monthly sending of a recipe from Nonna Maria’s Cookbook;
- The possibility to visit your own lemon tree
Total cost = 189 Euro/1 year (plus transport costs, about 30 Euro)
What are you waiting for? Adopt your lemon tree and discover the goodness of this citrus fruit, symbol of Campania.