Craftsmanship is an important resource for our territory
Our territory boasts millenary traditions but unfortunately we are selling our villages emptying, craftsmanship represents an important resource for investing hand in hand with digital. and to help younger people rediscover the ancient crafts of the past, today thanks to online it is possible to make their creations known even outside our territory.
Stonemasons, basket makers, shoemakers, carpenters, sculptors and ceramists are just some of the ancient artisan professions that were present in Morano Calabroand throughout the territory of the Pollino National Park , the largest protected green area in Italy, an uncontaminated territory rich in history and culture where people lived mainly from agriculture and sheep-rearing.
Craftsmanship played a fundamental role because indispensable tools were createdwhich could not be done without,for example , wooden sticks were usefulto the shepherdsfor grazing animals ,thefuscellethey didfrom containersfor the cheese ,a whole series of kitchen utensils were created by hand in copper, wood and stone , just like the mortar , for example our grandmothers used to crush salt in blocks ,with claythey were createdplates and other utensils ,not to mention the importance ofshoemakers.
With globalization and the advent of plastic these ancientartisan crafts are gradually disappearing , our goal is to create value for these noble arts and thus enhance them