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Urbino Project 2014 | June 16, 2024

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People of the Marche Region of Italy.

The Artful Chef

June 26, 2014 |

Mauro Lucarini’s combination of traditional Urbino art and authentic local food creates one of the city’s most cultured dining experiences

At the end of the narrow corridor, scenes of Urbino appear, hanging from the walls of the town’s oldest restaurant. … Read More

Foraging for Simplicity

June 25, 2014 |

Meet Giulia Savini, a city girl turned organic farmer

Giulia Savini and I stroll down her gravel driveway alongside a fence overgrown with wild plants. Her farmhouse stands behind us, and in front of us spreads her vast farm, where … Read More

A Renaissance Man in a Renaissance Town

June 25, 2014 |

Ivo Klaver, who studies orchids, geology, literature, and the history of science, fits right into Urbino

The Mediterranean sun shone down on Ivo Klaver’s face as he lifted up yet another wild orchid for me to see. “This is a … Read More

I Said, I Persuaded, I Conquered

June 25, 2014 |

NATO places emphasis on communication-based missions in Afghanistan

PESARO, Italy – The motto “Dixi, Suasi, Vici” (I Said, I Persuaded, I Conquered) is a far cry from Roman Emperor Julius Caesar’s “Veni, Vidi, Vici” (I Came, I Saw, I Conquered).  But … Read More

Young, Educated – and Worried

June 25, 2014 |

With youth unemployment over 40 percent, Italian students fear the future

URBINO, Italy – It’s a sunny, lazy day in this famous Renaissance town of soaring towers and cobblestone streets as college students Martina Russano and Giulia Ivanges socialize in … Read More

Campo Base

June 25, 2014 |

A Food cooperative that grows beyond food

PESARO, Italy – It’s a hot, sunny, sweaty day and Filippo Ferri has been working in the field harvesting and cleaning the onions and lettuce for about three hours. Ready for a break, … Read More