We have FINALLY found rice that is Biodynamically farmed! Cascina Orsine is lead by Giulia Maria Crespi who leads Italia Nostra and Founded the Italian Environment Fund , she was particularly aware of the continuous degradation occurring to the soil, plants, trees and aquifers, caused largely by chemical agriculture. With the help of her son, Aldo Paravicini Crespi, Cascine Orsine has been a totally biodynamic production company since 1976. A "pioneer" of biodynamic production in Italy. Cascina Orsine farms this Carnaroli from a just a few clicks southwest of Milan.