The farm has about 48 hectares. The specialty of the owner Carla is the cultivation of legumes like black lentil of the hills of Enna, cicerchia of Aidone, the broad bean of Leonforte, the Sultan chickpeas and Sicilian ancient grains, preserving them from extinction, respecting nature, sustainability and above all transparency; these are the foundations of biological philosophy of San Giovannello through the work and passion of Carla.
All products are organically grown and sold in specialized stores, directly affect farmers' markets and national fairs, and on-line by the ecomerce site. In addition the company offers holiday services in a comfortable accomodation where you can stay and enjoy a good breakfast. Carla La Placa has won the prize de@terra 2012, announced by the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forestry; she also represented Sicily in Italy pavilion at Expo 2015 in Milan.