Page from the ‘Carrara Herbal’ (between c. 1390 and 1404). An Italian translation, possibly from a Latin translation, of a treatise orginally written in Arabic by Serapion the Younger (Ibn Sarabi, likely 12th century). Wikimedia.
mikasavela: A farming scene from a 15th century Flemish copy of a 14th century Italian manuscript Treatise on Rural Economy by Pietro de Crezcenzi. With all the contemporary urban agriculture projects, it’s actually funny to remember that cities and food production have had a long relationship, since like… forever.