Living somewhere as renowned for rain and ridiculous property prices as England, it is hardly difficult to see why Sarah, her husband and their son though becoming olive growers in Italy would be a good idea. Following on from the TV programme showing Sarah's idea becoming reality, this book follows the family's move from the very germ of the idea through finding a house, building up their business and learning about the local community. The strong streak of practicality running through the book urges the reader to think such a move through very carefully; everything from deciding whether you are the right sort of person to tackle such a dramatic change of lifestyle, to finance and even recipes using produce from Sarah's new garden is covered.
Table of Contents
Moving on; the house; the land and garden; self-sufficiency - the olives; work; the people and living; the future.