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Winter jobs

This is the busiest time of year for the olive farmers around here. In December and January the olives are harvested. Pablo’s harvest is finished and taken to the… 191 more words

Sandra Danby

16 February 2015

I’ve decided that tomato-seed-sowing day is my birthday, towards the end of February – for no reason more scientific than that I can probably remember that date. 1,274 more words


Olive oil the liquid gold, but for whom?

Here in Alcalá the 2014/15 olive campaign is really over now. The olives have been picked, the ones that fell on the ground collected, the trees have been pruned, the wood burned and the artificial manure spread under the trees to its work for the next season. 543 more words

Food & Drinks

BBC ME editor's olive propaganda recycled for World Service listeners

In recent days the BBC World Service has sent out the Tweets below.

The January 14th broadcast promoted by means of those Tweets is an edition of BBC World Service radio’s programme ‘The Documentary’ titled “ 350 more words


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