You’ve probably had enough olive picking photos for a lifetime, but I actually have more! Hanna and I went back with our American expat friend Dominique and her husband to help with olive picking once again. 230 more words
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Seasonal assaults, perpetrated by a small minority of settlers, have become a perennial problem for Palestinian farmers.
FORTUNE — The West Bank’s olive harvest is in full motion, and with it, a surge in Israeli settler aggression. 1,409 more words
One of the advantages of our winter break is of course that we can stay as long in our bed as we want, or rather as long as Sam allows us to do so. 461 more words
Olives are being harvested in the fields outside my town these days. We have been having the first rains of the season. The roads are wet and muddy, and the trees are partially shrouded in mist. 939 more words
For the past three weeks, I have been living on an organic farm in Montespertoli in rural Tuscany, in the countryside between Siena and Florence. I am staying with and working for Roberto, an energetic man in his 60s with a warm heart, warm humour and warm temper, and his wife Marcella. 5,003 more words