One of the things we love about where we live is that there are very few Americans. That might sound bad, but we really hope to take full advantage of our time here in Italy by immersing ourselves in the culture and community.
We have been blessed with having wonderful neighbors on either side of us and we’ve especially connected with one family. It’s actually the Grandma and Grandpa that live next door but as with most families here, their children and grandchildren are there very often. They own the flower shop in our town and part of that shop is a 200 tree apple orchard. Their apples are primarily used to make vinegar however this year they are also making something similar to prosecco. (YUM!)
This weekend was apple harvest weekend and we spent our Saturday morning picking apples. It was such fun. Not only were we able to enjoy the gorgeous early Autumn weather but we made connections with our friends and neighbors. (And helped them out in the process).
Wins all around. (And clearly some of the trees are a bit confused as to the time of year.)