How Italy’s farms are turning to exotic fruit as temperatures rise
As traditional crops fail, a rising number of farmers in southern Italy are turning crisis into opportunity by cultivating everything from avocado to ‘chocolate fruit’ and coffee. Silvia Marchetti looks at how the landscape is changing.
Published: 12 August 2022 16:06 CEST
Bananas are just one of the tropical fruits now being grown in Sicily and elsewhere in the south of Italy. Photo by Jeremy Bezanger on Unsplash