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How Climate Change Has Impacted the 2019 Harvest

Drought isn’t the only obstacle climate change throws in the way of olive oil producers. In a white paper on the effect of climate change on European agriculture, the evidence of climate change is “solid and real."

Healthy Foods Are More Environmentally Sustainable

A new study reveals a clear link between healthy food and environmental sustainability.
Fairs and Competitions

Program in Puglia Fosters Healthy Food Choices, Sustainability

Through hands-on instruction and visits to local farms, Cinzia Rascazzo helps people live healtheir lives.

Algerian Runner Abed El-Hachemi Wins 7th Olive Tree Marathon in Sfax

El-Hachemi finished first again with a 2:44 finish at the 2019 Marathon of the Olive Trees.

In One Brooklyn Bakery, On-Tap Olive Oil Helps Ditch Plastic

In an Italian restaurant and bakery in Bedford-Stuyvesant, shop-goers fill up on olive oils on-tap, leaving single-use glasses and plastics behind.

The World’s Commercial Olive Groves Are Shrinking

The shift to super-intensive cultivation, low prices for olives and olive oil, and the surplus on the international market were identified as factors that led to the reversal of a decades-long trend.
Special Report

Montenegro Victorious at 3rd Olive Picking Championship

Four Montenegrin olive harvesting experts delivered the small country its first World Olive Picking Championship, defeating two-time champion Croatia. Neighboring Bosnia and Herzegovina finished in second place.

Andalusia Temporarily Bans Machine-Assisted Harvesting at Night

The ban will give the autonomous government time to research the impacts night-harvesting has on local and migrating bird populations.