|Our olive trees|
In Stellanello our family owns numerous olive trees of the renowned taggiasca variety.
The trees are on terraces called ‘ fasce’ bands and olive harvesting is done through “stripping off” and "beating".
The "stripping off " is gathering the olives by hand directly from the plant that is carried out with the help of stairs.
The "beating” is used for branches placed higher and consists in striking the branches with a pole so that the olives drop on a network specially placed at the base of the plant.