Amici del Nidiaci in Oltrarno

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The Nidiaci garden in Oltrarno, a short history

The Nidiaci in San Frediano, Florence The Nidiaci is the modern name, used only from the 1950s on, for a garden hidden behind the Carmine church where the Renaissance began. It lies behind a gate on the narrow Via d’Ardiglione, where Filippo Lippi was born. Today it is a unique experiment in “commoning”, being kept […]

Today Like Six Hundred Years Ago

Have you noticed something new on the gates of the Nidiaci garden? It is the copy of a fresco from the Brancacci Chapel (just around the corner from our garden) called The Distribution of Alms and Death of Ananias. The idea was given to us by Nicholas Eckstein, an Australian scholar who has spent his […]

Saving city community life

An article in The Guardian tells us about research showing that the healthiest place to live is a crowded “inner city” – to use the American expression: a place like the Oltrarno. Where an intense social life and especially walking make the big difference, against obesity-promoting, isolated suburbias. This is a key reason we defend […]

Free singing lessons at Nidiaci garden in Oltrarno

Friday May 19 at 5 p.m. singing lessons will start at the Nidiaci Garden (Via d’Ardiglione behind the Carmine church): the teacher invites the families to come so as to explain her methods and goals. The teacher is Biljana Stojkoska, soloist, vocal performer and opera singer. As with all the activities of our Association, the […]

The Nidiaci Garden of Florence, an Oasis of Commoning in a Busy City

Riprendiamo dal blog di David Bollier The Nidiaci Garden of Florence, an Oasis of Commoning in a Busy City David Bollier Tue, 03/28/2017 – 11:36 The beautiful city of Florence, Italy, is nearly overwhelmed by throngs of tourists much of the year, which leads one to wonder:  How can residents live and enjoy the city […]

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