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2017 Harvest

2017 Harvest

Reflecting on our previous trip to Jenin earlier this year, we found ourselves meeting and greeting familiar faces. Nostalgia. What an incredible feeling to develop in Palestine. For us, it means we’re steering in the right path. A path that...

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Land Day in Palestine

Land Day in Palestine

  We climbed the terraced hillside from the highway below and along the way passed abandoned family homes.  We were engulfed in a landscape in full spring bloom while the sweet scent of freshly tilled soil accented the air. It...

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Jenin, Palestine

Jenin, Palestine

“He says he will show us the way.”, our taxi driver explained. We had just crossed the border into Jenin Palestine, but 10 minutes prior, we were completely lost. Sign-less, single lane roads bordered with family homes and olive trees....

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Which Olive Oil Grade Is Better For Cooking?

Which Olive Oil Grade Is Better For Cooking?

There’s Olive Oil, VOO and EVOO. Oh yeah, and then there’s Organic everything. Good grief! As a mother I so want my children to be healthy, but with time it is becoming increasingly difficult to know exactly what is "healthy"....

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Harvest: Farming Under Occupation

Harvest: Farming Under Occupation

For thousands of years, olive groves have meant food, community, and life in Palestine. The olive tree is viewed by many Palestinians as a symbol of connection to the land, because of their slow growth and longevity. For generations, farmers...

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