Pan-Hellenic Seed Exchange Festival

The 13th Pan-Hellenic Festival for the Exchange of Local Seed Varieties that is organized by the Greek Seed bank Peliti will take place on...

Ancient Greek Wine Ages Well

Assyrtiko wine is made from one of Greece’s finest versatile white grape varieties, indigenous to the island of Santorini. Santorini is a wine region...

Santorini PDO Products Growing Popular

Mother nature did not bless the island of Santorini with rich soils from the very beginning, but the island's ecosystem started to flourish after...

Farmers Protest Against Photovoltaic Systems Taxation

A protest rally outside the Environment and Energy Ministry was held by Greek farmers who have installed photovoltaic systems on their cultivations in order...

Strawberry Fields Forever: The Plight of Migrants in Greece

The recent shooting of Bangladeshi workers working at Strawberry fields in South Greece, after they demanded outstanding wages might have shocked the...

Vangelatos Says No Blood On His Strawberries

The 57-year-old Nicos Vangelatos, one of the largest strawberry producers in Greece, has been implicated in the shootings of 29 immigrant workers on his...

Outrage Grows Over Migrant Workers Shooting

Faced with growing anger over the shooting of immigrant workers in Greece who were shot by a supervisor after they complained about not being...

Vegetables Donated to Poor Families in Athens

More than five tons of vegetables will be taken from the city of Ierapetra in southeast Crete to Athens to be donated to poor...

Greek Public Imports Foreign Workers

While unemployment in Greece is rising, Greek public services are searching for workers from abroad. Three ministers, prefects, municipalities and prefectures have been mobilized...

Cretan Herb Stamnagathi Gets World Seal

A Cretan variety of wild chicory known as Stamnagathi which grows on difficult to reach mountain areas has received international certification. The Greek Inspection...

Agriculture a Way Out of Crisis

Agriculture can rescue Greece from the crisis, if organized on a solid basis via cooperation and specialization. All around Greece organized seminars are offered...

Vegiterraneo Cretan Hope For Foreign Markets

More than 1000 producers of seven cooperatives in Crete have created and work on the Vegiterraneo project, targeting a more effective penetration of Mediterranean...

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