The Unique Ancient Tree that Produces Pearly-White Olives

Leucocarpa, also known as leucolea, is a rare variety of olive tree, mainly found in the south of Italy, in the region historically known...

Greek Farmers Gearing Up for More Protests

Greek farmers around the country held various protests on Thursday after talks between their representatives and Finance Minister Yannis Stournaras broke down earlier the...

Leaving the City of Crisis for the Village of Figs: Marinos’ Story

Marinos Tousert is another young graduate who left Athens in the midst of the economic crisis and relocated to his village in order to get...

Greece Seeks EU’s ”Protected Geographical Indication” Status for Greek Yogurt

Stavros Arachovitis, the Greek Minister of Agricultural Development and Food, revealed recently that the country is in the process of obtaining the EU's ''Protected Geographical...

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...

Greek Police Fail to Block Farmers in Thessaloniki Center (video)

Greek police on Thursday failed to stop protesting farmers who reached with their tractors the entrance of the Thessaloniki International Fair. Dozens of farmers gathered...

September Heralds Grape Harvesting Time in Greece

Grape harvesting in September is one of the oldest and most beloved traditions in the Greek countryside. Family, neighbors and friends all get together...

The Impressive Multi-Level Santorini Winery Built According to the Law of Gravity

The Venetsanos winery, above the port of Athinios, overlooks the magnificent caldera of Santorini. One of the oldest wineries on the island, it has...

China Interested In Greek Saffron

Chinese businessmen and investors, who visited the area of Kozani in the northern Greek Region of Macedonia Monday morning, showed great interest in Greek...

No End in Sight for Growing Tension Between Farmers and Government Officials

A day following protests and confrontations with local police in Athens and hundreds of farmers from Crete, the farmers union on Crete has said that...

Greek Minister: Growers Interested in Investing Over €1.5 Bln in Medical Cannabis

Growers have expressed interest in investing over 1.5 billion euros in the cultivation of cannabis for medical use, said Greece's Minister of Rural Development...

Greek Farmer of the Year

The “Farmer of the Year” award was given to Mr. Ioannis Lazaridis, this year during an event held on the morning of December 20,...

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