What does Fagottino, Really means? Best Dried Figs from Ciento

Have you watched our latest interview with Antonio from our favorite fig farm? We know you are curious exactly what we mean when we say our White Dottato Figs from Cilento are packaged in their own leaves. And what exactly is a “fagottino” anyway?  We know this word sounds like a slur in English, but in…

Our NYTimes Figs Story and San Marco

The buzz at the end of August in NYC was all about figs and fig trees. When Melissa Clark tweeted asking for submissions about great fig tree stories we couldn’t resist. Of course a Francesco Vastola story was the first to come to mind. Francesco, or Franco, Vastola is the head farmer at Madia Farm,…