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Apr. 3, 2017

Route To Sustainable Tourism In Greece Lined With Olive Oil

Olive oil has great potential in marketing Greek tourism destinations and can be used as a tool of sustainable development, a researcher noted.

Feb. 23, 2017

Sharing in the Harvest: Olive Oil CSAs and Tree Adoption Programs

Olive oil lovers can help to supporter growers and producers in exchange for a share of the oil produced and the knowledge that their financial assistance supports and maintains the cultural heritage of olive-growing regions.

Nov. 29, 2016

Olive Oil Tours Go From Farm to Bottle

Through the boughs of olive trees, bending under the weight of their fruits, visitors to Spain, Italy, and Croatia can experience the harvest that has kept these nations alive and healthy for generations.

Jul. 10, 2013

In France, A 'High School of Olive Oil Tasting'

Fabienne Roux created a school for olive oil tasting in France, where she trains chefs and others in olive oil's finer points.

Jan. 8, 2013

Germans Head to Crete to Harvest Olives

In a unique partnership, people from Germany are visiting to Crete to experience the olive harvest first hand.

Feb. 24, 2012

Extrascape: Great Olive Oil Begins with a Landscape

Extrascape is a new international competition which awards both extra virgin olive oils and the landscapes from which they were born.

May. 3, 2011

An Escape to the Olive Riviera

Along the rich, agricultural coast of Liguria, wild and cultivated olive trees cover the scenery in a cool green, culminating in this awe-inspiring outpost of Riviera life.

Apr. 26, 2011

Seeing Green: Harvesting a New Love for EVOO in Tuscany

Was it the mix of olive varieties? The careful pruning, the coastal Tuscan environment, the organic practices? I’d say all of the above, and the fact that those olives were harvested by some very happy hands.

Apr. 21, 2011

In Lucca, Biodynamic and Organic Farming Make a Bit of Magic

Giuseppe Ferrua hand-picks his olives at just the right day of the lunar cycle to maximize the amount of liquid they contain. “Some people say we’re witches.”

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