olive harvest

Olive Oil Times Readers Share Harvest Images

The photos illustrate the hard work and the joy each harvest brings to olive farmers in the Northern Hemisphere this time of year.

Andalucia Journal: Life Among the Groves

While the processes used to harvest and cultivate olives for oil have changed a little over the years, the culture of olive oil production here hasn't.
Special Report

Corsican Oils are ‘Tree Harvested’ or ‘Old Style’

Corsican olive oil producers announced that their products will be labeled depending on whether the olives were picked or dropped to the ground.

After the Olive Fruit Fly and Bacterial Blight, the Dreaded Starling

There is little relief in this "Black Year" for Italian olive oil with challenges seeming to come from every direction.
Olive Oil Times Special

Ayvalık Hosts 10th International Olive Harvest Days

The picturesque coastal town was the stage for the 10th annual Ayvalık Harvest Days this weekend.

A Palestinian Man’s Long-Awaited Olive Harvest

Harvesting has been dangerously difficult or impossible for many farmers as a result of Israeli military control and opposing settlers.
Special Report

A Harvest to Forget

This part of central Italy is famous for its quality oil grown on stony hillsides, but this year the olive fly has caused havoc in Umbria.

Umbrian Leaders Seek Action for ‘Huge Damages’ to Region’s Growers

Umbria's olive oil production will suffer a dramatic loss, that in some areas could reach 80 percent.