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Jeremy Bowen's olive harvest feature fails to offer BBC audiences anything new

As readers are aware, the BBC’s Middle East editor Jeremy Bowen’s audio report titled ‘Olive Wars’ was broadcast on BBC Radio 4 on December 7th. 2,393 more words


The Big Picture

Support your local farmer, and consider your global fellow human beings. Nutritious food and clean water should be a basic human right across the globe. 17 more words


One to listen out for on BBC Radio 4

As we noted here a few weeks ago, the BBC’s Middle East Editor Jeremy Bowen recently found time to visit this part of the region for the annual olive harvest. 349 more words


Olive picking

After a total olive crop failure in Kritsa last year, due to high winds in the spring that destroyed the olive blossom, a bumper harvest is expected this season. 75 more words


The olive harvest cometh

Oh. My. God. Just when we thought we would have a poor harvest, due to the heavy pruning we did early in the year, we found out today we were totally wrong! 134 more words


Olive picking in Catalonia

Olive oil is a product that is evocative of the good life and of luxury, despite Jamie Oliver drizzling it with wild abandon.  A top quality extra virgin olive oil can be very expensive but having taken part in my first olive harvest this November I now realise why! 465 more words


A beautiful time of year

The day breaks and there is a slight chill in the air. It’s enough to make you reach for a jumper until the sun has made it’s journey high enough into the sky  for it’s rays to banish the chills and warm you through. 529 more words

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