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1 out of 4 Greeks Wants His Own Company

The financial crisis has created new opportunities for Greeks who wish to open their own companies. According to a recent survey, 23.5% of respondents stated that they are planning to start their own business. The survey, conducted by KAPA Research,...

Greek Market Vendors Continue Protests

Five thousands farmers' market vendors held a rally on Friday blocking circulation in central Athens. The vendors, who closed their street markets indefinitely this week, are protesting against the Ministry of Growth’s draft bill which affects their sector.  They gathered outside the...

Chaos as Protest Farmers Give Away Produce at Street Markets

Thousands of citizens have rushed to the street markets of Athens and Thessaloniki Wednesday where farmers are handing out their produce for free in protest at reforms implemented by the Greek government. They are planning to distribute about 65 tons of fruit...

Tension During Greek Farmers Rally

Thousands of farmers from all over Greece  gathered at Syntagma Square early this morning in preparation of their rally at noon against the government’s controversial  tax bill. The farmers are protesting about the new tax on real estate and...

Nationwide Farmers Rally Tomorrow in Athens

According to the farmers union, about 1,000 farmers from Crete are expected to depart tonight from the ports of Heraklion and Chania to Piraeus to participate in the nationwide farmers rally that will be held on Friday in Syntagma...

Crete: Farmers Protesting in the Streets

The farmers in Crete were gathered on Monday morning in the streets of Heraklion. The farmers from every corner of the island, from Ierapetra and Viannos to Messara and Chania, raised their voices against the plans of the Greek...

Wine Making in Greece Through The Centuries

Farmers in Greece name September Trygitis or Trigominas (meaning the month of harvest activities). Wine harvesting is one of the hardest and most strenuous activities, as it does not begin everywhere at the same time. The harvest depends on the...

New Survey Says Greeks Taught Agriculture to Neolithic Scandinavians

A new Swedish-Danish survey shows that agriculture techniques transferred from Southern to Northern Europe gradually. The scientists examined the DNA of four Scandinavian farmers of the Neolithic Age and found that they had more genes in common with inhabitants of...

Poor Greeks Flock to the Countryside to Become Farmers

Many newly poor people in Greece are turning to agriculture and Greek nature in search of a better life. More prospects and more hope can be found in farmland activities than in the city, where people are losing their...