L'ECOMUSEO DELL'OLIO D'OLIVA E DELLA CIVILTA' CONTADINAThe creation of the Olive and Olive Oil Museum of Farming Zagarise (Cz) is a step forward in the journey for the dissemination of culture and knowledge linked to the territory of the Sila, particularly the Sila Piccola. A result that you have the commitment of the City of Zagarise and of the Environment – Policy Department of the Environment, but that could not have been achieved without the fundamental contribution of the National Park of Sila. Since its inception in 2002, The Institution promotes and finances the redevelopment of the area, as evidenced by the two visitors’ centers of excellence already present in the Park – the first on the lake Blindness, in the locality Cupone (Spezzano Sila, Cs ), the second location in Monaco (Taverna, Cz) – in which the Olive Oil Museum of Farming and Zagarise you inserisce.Il Olive and Oil Museum of Farming is not a museum “traditional”: it is in fact an eco-museum. The three essential components of every eco-museum, which together constitute the substance, content and method of work are territory, population (true the eco-subject-object) and heritage, not as a part (be it art or ethnography or archeology), but like everything that the community has given in sufficient time value to be manifestato.Nella creation of an eco-museum, therefore, be considered as the milestone of a path of research that has as its theme the local culture and how target its preservation and dissemination. The Museum of olive oil and of civilization is therefore a cultural tourist site can offer qualified information and elicit emotional participation by involving citizens, organizations and associations. (Http://www.ecomuseozagarise.it/)