The Almond Festival on Sunday, January 2, 2020 offers you various plans and paella. On Wednesday and Thursday there will be two days of grafting and pruning of almond trees
Few foods so healthy, complete, delicious and that reflect the soul and the most authentic tradition of Ibiza as the almond. As you already know the area of Santa Ines is famous for its almond trees, that in the winter months offer a beautiful print with their glasses laden with white flowers.
How could it be otherwise, is Santa Ines de Corona the place chosen for the celebration of a new edition of the Almond Festival that is part of the programming of Festivities of Santa Inés.
But prior to the celebration of it, the Consell de Ibiza organizes the Wednesday 29 and Thursday January 30, 2020 two new technical days of grafting and pruning of almond trees at the Corona Social Center.
All of this is part of the project promoted last year by the Consell and the Neighborhood Association of the Pla de Corona to revitalize the almond tree plantations that are in a state of serious decline. In addition, almond grafting is the only way to preserve the traditional almond varieties of Ibiza.
The workshop is taught by the IRFAP technician (Balearic Government) Bernat Cañellas.
-Wednesday, January 29, 2020: Winter grafting of almond trees with traditional varieties. Schedule from 15 to 18 hours. Social center of Santa Inés (next to the Church).
-Thursday, January 30, 2020: Pruning in formation of young almond trees. Schedule of 9: 30 to 13 hours. Social Center of Santa Inés (next to the Church).
La Almond Festival properly said is celebrated on 2 2020 Sunday of XNUMX in the Municipal carp from town. In this third edition of the party there will be, as usual, exhibitors linked to the almond and its gastronomy for the whole day.
From 11 to 13 hours there will be a walk respectful for Corona with the environmental educator Jaume Espinosa and ses Pageses Emprenyades. On the walk also visit the new almond plantations of Corona.
In addition, several free gastronomic workshops so you can learn to create authentic delights using this delicate fruit. There will be almond cookies with Eva de Can Blay, Workshop sweet almond coca with Marga de Can Pou, another titled "Milk, ricotta and almond cookies" with Ioana Manolache at 11:45 a.m., another of almond and carob cream with dried figs at 12:30 pm with Marina Ribas Torres; and another of pralined almonds with Maria Jose Amengual the 13: 15 hours.
Starting at 14 hours there will also be a tasty paella at popular prices so you can enjoy a beautiful day in the countryside. In addition, the proceeds will be used to benefit the Association Against Cancer.
Long live the ibicencan almond!