From The Farm To Lolo Kiko's Table
My Pope Philippines|NOVEMBER 2019
The vegetable garden provides fresh produce for Casa Santa Marta’s kitchen so the Pope always eats healthy meals!
Tiziana Lupi

We all know it is necessary to pay attention to what we eat. In particular, during the hot days of summer in Italy, the elders say that the sweltering heat calls for a light diet that is also rich in vitamins and minerals. This diet should also be able to counter the loss of body fluids due to perspiration.

SIMPLE FOOD A LA SANTO PAPA

This kind of “grandmotherly advice” is known also to the staff of Casa Santa Marta’s dining hall where every day, as a common guest, Pope Francis eats his meals. In the pantry of the kitchen, where simple dishes are prepared, fresh produce arrives from the farm of the Papal Villas: fruits and vegetables tilled in the healthiest possible way—organically grown— using only natural fertilizers.

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