A TV weekend increasingly in line with the green

Saturday 24 September the new season of Linea Verde Life starts again, Rai 1’s ‘eco-sustainable’ program. In the first episode Marcello Masi e Daniela Ferolla they will tell us about Ischia, the splendid Flegrean island. Saturday 24 September Linea Verde Life at 12.20 on Rai Uno.

From the ancient alum quarries, to the dry farming of two young brothers passing through the slopes of Mount Epomeo, we will discover a generous land not only for the sea and thermal springs. The Ravino Gardens in Forio will amaze us with the largest collection of succulents in Europe from all over the world. And then the Ischian gastronomy that will give us some interesting suggestions. Federica De Denaro’s recipe is inevitable.

The program has a very specific mission: to focus attention on urban sustainability, respect for the environment, everyone’s well-being and health, innovation and green. Through a story of the most virtuous Italian cities, “Linea Verde Life” makes us travel to the Italy of change, research, innovation for a better quality of life. Within the narrative framework of the contemporary lifestyle, the program also turns its gaze towards the protection of the historical and cultural heritage, the excellence of Made in Italy and the culinary peculiarities.

Sunday 25 September at 12.20 on Rai1 the new season of Green Line. Sicily, the first destination of Beppe Convertini e Calabrian Peppone. Their journey begins from the furthest strip of land in our country: the island of the Currents, the southernmost point of Italy, and to put it in the words of Gesualdo Bufalino: “the few centimeters of sand that you tread under your shoes I am really this time, the last strip of Europe ”.

Their ascent passes through Capo Passero with its imposing lighthouse, the small village of Marzamemi, the Oasis of Vendicari and Scicli to finally arrive at the heart of south-eastern Sicily, Noto.

The end of summer is harvest time. Beppe Convertini, in Castelluccio, collects almonds and carobs. Peppone in Avola discovers sugar cane, one of the crops that made Sicily rich but disappeared almost completely since 1600. In Marzamemi the grapes of Grecanico and Moscato are ripe at the right point and the winemakers of Val di Noto exchange advice on harvest this year. In the greenhouses of Scicli very special vegetables are harvested!

Francesco Gasparri, solitary walker leads us to the discovery of the ancient and abandoned city of Noto. A step back into the past to understand where our journey today has its origins.

Final in beauty with a dessert that expresses the character and history of Sicily: the cassata.

Last updated: Wednesday 21 September 2022, 19:57


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