air of yesterday
Entering this little shop in Bosa is like taking a trip back in
time, fifty years or maybe more. The atmosphere is the mid-twentieth
century one, at the turn of the last world war.
The place has the taste and warmth of the Italian province, who had not
experienced the economic boom, and globalization was still light years
The last period of a world that produced and consumed in the same
territorial space, when the "Km0" was the rule and not a rare exception.
The Bosa workshop refers to the years of the good things grown in the
gardens and fields around the villages and homes of a rural civilization
The workshop as a point of a direct trade where you can choose the best
of the local farmer's market.
bottega "almost" historic
A long and difficult search for vintage items has marked the earlier
stages of building the workshop.
Today you can admire here the instruments and original furniture,
lovingly restored and working. An object of the most common finding,
including scales, along with furnishing trade - such as handmade pasta -
who have enjoyed a recent rediscovery and notoriety. In this space there
are rare and forgotten objects, like a manual pasta-maker, built inside
a wooden cupboard.
The workshop aims to be an historical store (or "almost"), even if
opened only during 2012.
quality behind the products
In the Park Shop, you can always find
fresh and high quality goods. You can buy old cultivars and local niche
products and especially organic and/or traditional products.
The shelves accommodate material signs of a rural past and commercial,
but leave enough room for a proper and goods for sale.
The fruits from the fields and woods of
Bosa and its surroundings are made into jam and packed into cans by the
company called “Maestà della Formica” in the adjoining laboratory.
Larger, but not by much, is the radius of origin and processed products
longer shelf life, including pasta, biscuits, flour corn and chestnuts,
mushrooms and dried beans, preserves, jams, liquor, etc.
educating the future
The Bosa store was titled "the first workshop of the park," because it
is really so: the first point of a network of direct trade relations,
starting from good relations with the world of manufacturing.
The park sees this initiative in three strategic lines and the same main
- Ethical trade to promote and disseminate good economy value products;
- Environmental education to provide learning experiences on health and
quality of food;
- The museum display active for a conservative reuse of antique and old
tools of material culture.
The shop is placed
in a rare beauty location, that reminds a past and positive living, to
be read or interpreted as a selection of the best experiences practiced,
to look forward with confidence to a future that can sustain our
Today as yesterday, if the food is genuine, smiling and family life will
be welcome ...