B I O G R A P H Y

FRANCISCO FABIANO

Francisco Fabiano was born on November 8, 1912, at the Bela Vista Farm, Rocinha district (now Vinhedo County), in the municipality of Jundiaí, State of São Paulo, son of Luiz Fabiano and Maria Aostoriani.

Francisco and his 11 brothers became orphans of mother still very children. At that time they lived and worked as settlers in the Fazenda Rio da Prata that belonged to the Municipality of Jundiaí and that, at present, it comprised the Municipalities of Vinhedo and Itupeva, State of São Paulo. With the death of the mother of Francisco, his father married with Ana Micoleti assuming the creation of 13 stepchildren and of this second union were born two more children, a total of 26 children, all working like farmers.

Francisco Fabiano, known as “Vô Chico Fabiano”, married on July 31, 1937, with Ermelinda Maria Fornaro, who became Ermelinda Fornaro Fabiano and had four children: José Fabiano, Angelo Fabiano, Luiz Fabiano and Sebastião Fabiano

Since he was little, Francisco Fabiano has lived with agriculture, as already mentioned, he was raised in Rio da Prata Farm, which was in the present municipality of Vinhedo, later worked as a farmer in several farms and sites, among them: Fazenda São Bento in Joaquim Egídio , then the Campinas district, the Bazzeto family site, the Bissoto family site, the Capovilla pottery, the Tomis site and the Sete Quedas Saltinho site all in the city of Valinhos. For a period lived in the urban area of the municipality of Valinhos, more precisely in the district Jurema where he paid rent.

After much work, dedication and effort, Francisco Fabiano bought his first site in 1963, in the Macuco neighborhood, “Sítio Todos os Santos”, in the municipality of Valinhos, in the state of São Paulo, where he and his children began to plant figs and

The children were married and continued working with Mr. Francisco in the fig planting. In 1969 they bought the second site “Nossa Senhora Aparecida”, and in 1971 they bought their third site “São Judas Tadeu”, all in the Macuco neighborhood, and so they grew and bought more places, all working together as farmers.

In 1972, he and his sons started selling their goods at CEAGESP in São Paulo, and in 1982 they bought a company called Campal Frutas that operates at CEAGESP where all the production of the family is sold.

Francisco Fabiano died on 14/04/2000, leaving a legacy of work and family unity, where they managed to build the economic independence of the family.