Meet Eumelia’s black pig

The Greek black pig got introduced in Eumelia family in 2016. Amaltheia, an organization for the preservation of autocthonous breeds of agricultural and domestic animals, provided us, through its network of farms, one male and two female piglets. The piglets did not belong to the same family so that we could reproduce them and keep…

Meet the Greek black pig

A sustainable farm does not need animals, it needs sustainable animals. Sustainable farm animals are the ones that are indigenous, very well adapted in the climate, can be fed by the farm and also give back to the farm and the farmer. In Eumelia sustainability is the alpha and the omega. Self-sufficiency and regeneration are…

Happy Mother Nature’s Day

I think that Mother’s Day could only be in spring! Spring is the season when nature blossoms and the earth becomes a colorful carpet full of flowers, smells and beautiful bugs. Spring is also the season of the first sunny days, first tan (especially when you work in the farm), lighter and colorful clothes and…

the art of food foraging

My generation must have been the last that remembers women picking wild greens in Athens. I grew up in the suburbs, where there was still enough open space, not covered with cement. I remember older women early in the morning during winter and spring picking wild greens, zochi (prickly goldenfleece), dandelion, rucola, even nettle, holding…