Cristina is a naturopath with a passion for herbs. She grows medicinal herbs and flowers at an altitude of 900 metres in the Aosta Valley, in the municipality of Saint-Pierre in the hamlet of Champretavy.
She loves wild and spontaneous herbs and organises harvesting courses and workshops to know something more about these plants, depending on the season, directly in her field or in other municipalities.
She also grows particular vegetables and small fruits with the utmost respect for the earth.

Edible salts from herbs and flowers, herbal teas and seasonings, essential oils and aromatic waters, hemp seeds, berry syrups, dried vegetables and fruits, fresh vegetables and small fruits.
Products are sold:

  • on Thursday mornings at the Morgex market;
  • Friday afternoon at the “Terra che ride” market in Via San Giocondo in Aosta;
  • on Saturday mornings directly in the field.

The visit
You can visit the field (from March/April to November), the cultivation of medicinal herbs and the surrounding meadows.
The activities vary according to the season: in spring wild herbs are harvested, in summer lavender and various distillations are carried out, and in autumn berries and roots are cultivated.
Visits must be booked at least two days in advance.
Number of visitors required for the visit: min. 5 - max. 15.
Languages spoken: Italian, French, English and Spanish.

How to get there
From Aosta take the national road S.S. 26 in the direction of Courmayeur until you reach the village of Saint-Pierre; continue in the direction of Saint-Nicolas and then turn right at the crossroads indicating the village of Champretavy. Pass the village of Champretavy and follow the road; after 3 hairpin bends you will find the field, located under the road, on the left.