Farmers’ Tales: Arvaia and Fattoria Rio Selva

On the 17th of December, we virtually got to know two CSA’s in Italy: Arvaia and Rio Selva. You can watch the recording below!

Arvaia is a community that supports agriculture in Bologna, with 47 hectares dedicated to both agricultural land and public green areas. The community forms a collective who is directly involved in decision making on the land through solidarity mechanisms. To learn more visit:

Fattoria Rio Selva is an agricultural cooperative and part of a larger district of solidarity economy in the Veneto region. Alongside producing organic vegetables, the farm also has an active social and educational component. Find more at: