In an Italian Weaver’s Cooperative Lives the Spirit of Festa della Donna

March 8 is International Women’s Day, a global initiative that celebrates the social, economic and political achievements of women past, present and future. On this day the world joins hands together to support, raise, inspire and motivate women across all fields of work. In Italy the day is celebrated as Festa della Donna and fragrant bouquets …

Torta Mimosa and Festa della Donna

In Italy bright, yellow mimosa is the symbol of Festa della Donna, International Women’s Day, a day that celebrates the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future.  Italian men buy bouquets of mimosa to give to the special women in their lives to show their support and appreciation for all they do. …