History

September 18, 2017

The First Records of Olive Culture

The first documented plantings of olive trees may have occurred during the Minoan civilization on the island of Crete and are believed to have been growing around 3500 BC.
September 17, 2017

The Olive Tree in Greek Mythology

Greek mythology is characteristically abundant with legends and mentions to olive trees. Perhaps the most notable is the one which explains how the olive tree was first created and how Athens got its name.