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The Four Beautiful Seasons of the Olive Groves of Greece

Olive oil is one of Greece's most historically and culturally significant exports. Throughout the seasons, olive trees change.

The World’s Oldest Living Olive Tree is in Crete, Greece

Scientists estimate that the olive tree has been in the village of Ano Vouves in Chania for more than 3000 years.

Greece Vows to Restore Burned Delphi Olive Grove

Greece will restore the Delphi olive grove that was badly damaged during a wildfire last summer, PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis said. “A total of 60,000 olive trees will be planted in the area to replace those that were burned in the...

Symbolic Garden of Peace with 21 Olive Trees Opens in Crete

A Garden of Peace with 21 varieties of olive trees was inaugurated on July 19th at the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania (MAICh) in Crete, Greece. By Lisa Radinovsky, editor of Greek Liquid Gold The trees come from the twenty-one olive-growing countries...

Why Greek Olive Oil is the Best in the World

Greek olive oil is synonymous with Greek tradition, a healthy diet and its rich history, Called  “Liquid Gold," it epitomizes the country.

Wildfire Threatens Ancient Greek Olive Grove in Amfissa Near Delphi

The Olive Grove of Amfissa, near Delphi, which has been damaged by the wildfire that broke out on Monday near the town of Itea is the largest continuous grove in Greece with over 1.2 million trees whose age has...

Global Initiative Launched to Replant Ancient Olympia’s Olive Trees

A new global initiative was recently launched to help restore the birthplace of the Olympic Games at Ancient Olympia, where 450,000 olive trees were destroyed by the catastrophic fires of last summer. By Stacy Dimakakos Last summer Greece experienced one of the...

Operation Olive Tree: Greece Saves Centuries-Old Trees from Destruction

More than 500 olive trees, some of which are centuries-old, have been saved so far by the almost unknown efforts of ERGOSE. ERGOSE is a subsidiary company of TRAINOSE, the Greek Railway Operator, and its role is to construct and...

Greece to Implement Genetic Identification of Olive Tree Varieties

The genetic identification of Greek varieties of olive trees is about to begin in order to register all varieties, according to the Ministry of Education, Research and Religious Affairs. The aim is to create a network for targeted research into the...

Czech Magazine Features Olive Trees of Parga

Parga is a famous tourist destination attracting thousands of visitors each year from all over Europe. It lies in the northwestern side of Greece and belongs to the Preveza Prefecture. Czech reporters visited Parga not only to have a...