After the repeated quakes strucking central Italy since August, many small family farms producing or selling typical products were affected. Despite over 28.000 citizens had to leave their homes and move to safer temporary areas or coastline cities, there are people who simply cannot abandon their farms and animals for fear of being robbed of what was not damaged by the terrible earthquakes.
Donating money to Civil Protection is certainly a way to help relief efforts but buying local products will also make an important contribution to many families in need. I have collected a list of farms and companies you may want to support in Umbria and le Marche:
PLEASE NOTE: Due to the excessive traffic on the websites of companies, servers suppliers may experience slowdowns or interruptions. It is suggested to save the contacts and check back soon. Also keep in mind that many of landline phone numbers could not work properly due to plant damages. You can send an email and request an alternate phone number.
Thanks for your help!