Covering the soil with straw to minimize weed growth, The Olive Farm, Crete, Greece

Covering the soil with straw to minimize weed growth, The Olive Farm, Crete, Greece

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A greek, traditional melon variety that grew from heirloom seeds. The flesh is orange in colour, sweet and firm.

A greek, traditional melon variety that grew from heirloom seeds. The flesh is orange in colour, sweet and firm.

Corn on the cob drying in the sun. We will then store it and keep it for the hens!

Corn on the cob drying in the sun. We will then store it and keep it for the hens!

Reusing the coffee cups as pots for strawberries that we grew from seeds.

Reusing the coffee cups as pots for strawberries that we grew from seeds.

Keeping all the plant seedlings safe from the weather and the strong Cretan sun!

Keeping all the plant seedlings safe from the weather and the strong Cretan sun!

A selection of herbs waiting to be replanted in the ground

A selection of herbs waiting to be replanted in the ground

Straw cover is very effective against weeds.

Straw cover is very effective against weeds.

More beans, our freezer is already full and its not even the end of season yet!

More beans, our freezer is already full and its not even the end of season yet!

Pick the vegetables before the cooking workshops at the Olive Farm

Pick the vegetables before the cooking workshops at the Olive Farm

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