Video Gallery


Rufina’s Squash Blossoms
Rufina Ranieri, of Staten Island, explains how she prepares her fried squash blossoms.

Tommasina Digs Fig Shoots for Replanting
Tommasina demonstrates how to carefully remove shoots of her fig tree so that they can be replanted to grow into separate trees.

KDKA Radio show “The Organic Gardeners”
Doug Oster Interviews Mary Menniti of The Italian Garden Project on June 29, 2014.

Memories from the Garden: At Parma Sausage Company
A conversation about growing up Italian American, held at Parma Sausage Company

Caring for New Fig Tree Shoots, Part 1
Rodolfo Ranallo of Pittsburgh talks about how to care for the new shoots that have developed from the roots of his fig tree that died during the winter.

Caring for New Fig Tree Shoots, Part 2
Rodolfo Ranallo of Pittsburgh talks about how to care for the new shoots that have developed from the roots of his fig tree that died during the winter.

Mr. Ciccone and the Apple
Giovanni Ciccone carefully peels an apple and reveals a whole lifestyle.

Accessing Wisdom: Caring for Pole Beans
Maria Macchione demonstrates how to care for climbing Italian Roma beans.

Accessing Wisdom: Chamomile Tea
Maria Macchione teaches how to make chamomile tea from the flowers she grows and dries.

Accessing Wisdom: Caring for Fig Trees Part 1
Michele Vaccaro talks about caring for fig trees. This is Part One of a Two Part series. Part Two will focus on overwintering fig trees in cold climates.

Accessing Wisdom: Onion and Garlic Braiding
Teresa Tarantino demonstrates her skill at onion and garlic braiding.

Stories From the Garden: Sam Amelio
Sam shares a fond and humorous memory of his Italian mother-in-law.

Stories From the Garden: Teresa Amelio
Teresa shares memories of her mother, Rosalinda Sauro Sirianni.

Making Sausage with Mariano Floro
Mariano explains how he makes his fresh and dried sausages.

Curing Pork Loins with Mariano Floro
Mariano describes how he makes cured pork loins which he refers to as ‘capicolla’.