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May. 29, 2012

Urban Extra Virgin: Olive Oil from Rome

In Rome, a group is promoting a different approach to urban life and citizenship, includiing olive picking from the abandoned trees within the city borders

May. 20, 2012

Saragossa to Host Seminar on Mediterranean Olive Sector

The Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Saragossa and the International Olive Council (IOC) will organize a seminar on the present and future of the Mediterranean olive sector.

May. 16, 2012

Olive Tree Biomass a Promising Fossil Fuel Alternative

Research carried out by the University of Jaén has highlighted the great promise of olive tree biomass in the generation of ethanol as a bio-fuel.

Oct. 11, 2011

September Heat Means Early Harvest, Less Olive Oil in Italy

While it is estimated that the high temperatures -- the second highest on record since 1800 -- will reduce olive oil production by about 10 percent, the quality of the oil is supposed to be good.

Sep. 29, 2011

Girolio d’Italia at the Starting Line

Get ready for a two-month journey across Italy to discover the country’s different tastes and cultivars with the newly pressed extra virgin olive oil.

Jan. 25, 2011

A Painter of Olive Harvests

Mariella Gualtieri remembers a man hired to help with the harvest. Seeing her small hands shivering he said, “If only olives were the size of oranges, we’d finish sooner.”

Jul. 13, 2010

Essay: First Harvest

Years ago a local farmer laughed when he saw our lines of bonsai olive trees. ‘You’re mad planting in this drought,’ he said. I wish he were here now to see this.