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A Sampling of Greece’s Wonderful Bounty of Fruits

When it comes to fruit, Greece offers among the best anywhere on the globe, with its assortment of fresh fruits and juices which is...

Fur Farming in Greece: Cruelty or Commerce?

By Heini-Sofia Alavuo Earlier this summer Greek Reporter told how Greece’s Ministry of Culture and Sports had turned down the domestic fur industry’s proposal to join...

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...

Smart Gardening: No soil? No Problem!

Giannis Panagiotakis, a hydroponics guru in Greece, has the method to produce vegetables and fruit without soil. The 30-year-old Greek studied at the Department...

Fruits Deemed ‘Superfruits’ are Increasingly Being Produced in Greece

The cultivation of superfruits in Greece now covers over 700 hectares. Superfruit is a marketing term first used in the food and beverage industry in...

Young Farmers Receive Financial Aid

The Greek government has launched a new program for young people wishing to live in the Greek countryside and become involved with agriculture and farming. Greece's national file...

Escargot de Crète: Greece’s Snail-Farming Success Story

If you think snail-farming is a laughing matter then think again. Forget the image of our parents or grandparents hunched outside after the rain...

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