Sagra dell’Oca (Goose)

 2012 marks the 30th year of the annual Sagra dell’Oca in Bettona, a tiny and very picturesque hill town near Bevagna.  Geese were always raised on local farms for those  special summer meals, especially for celebrating the end of the wheat harvest in July.  While thirty years ago all the Umbrian sagre were closely linked to local traditions, more recently, unfortunately, some have been invented, having …