Greek Farmers Continue Blockades After Failed Talks With Tsipras

Talks between Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and representatives of protesting farmers on Monday evening failed to find a solution on a month-long blockade of...

The Oldest Oak Tree in Europe Is in a Northern Greek Town

With a trunk diameter of 2.25 m and a height of 23 meters, botanists say that the oak tree located just two kilometers from...

Greek Fruit and Vegetable Exports Increase in First Half of 2016

Fruit exports surged in the first half of 2016, increasing by 47.4% in volume and 25.7% in value as 787,444 tons were exported bringing...

TAP Gas Pipeline to Invest €1 Million in Greek Agricultural Program

The Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) will invest €1 million in educational and applied biotechnological activities, aiming at supporting the cultivation, marketing, and sale of...

Farmers to Rally in Athens on February 14

Farmers will be continuing their ongoing fight against tax hikes and social security contribution payments in yet another protest planned in downtown Athens for...

Greek Farmers Ambivalent About Continuing Roadblocks After Meeting With Tsipras

It is up to the coordinating committees to decide if they want to continue roadblocks, said Vangelis Boutas, the coordinator of the Nikaia farmer...

Athens Seeks Geographical Protection for Greek Yogurt From EU

The Greek Ministry of Agriculture is hoping to persuade the European Union to introduce rules which forbid "Greek yogurt" being produced anywhere but in...

Harvest of ‘Krokos’ Saffron Begins in Kozani, Greece

Farmers in the rural area of Kozani, northern Greece, have started harvesting krokos, the local saffron produced by the crocus flower. Krokos are one of the...

Historic Olive Grove of Corfu under Threat Due to Illegal Logging

Local authority officials and residents of Corfu have raised the alarm over the gradual destruction of the famous olive grove on the island. The grove;...

Farmers from Northern Greece to Demonstrate on Election Day

Farmers from northern Greece will be position themselves at polling stations to protest on election day, Sunday September 20, announced the head of the...

Protesting Farmers Gather in Central Athens

About 2,000 farmers gathered in central Athens to rally against new tax and security contribution measures, with Greek Communist Party (KKE) leader Dimitris Koutsoumbas...

Greek Yogurt May Not be So Greek Anymore

The famous Greek yogurt may not be so Greek from now on as the new article 82 on Greece’s Food and Drink Code says...

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