CRETE: Producers Transform Olives from Monumental Trees into Medicine | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

The majes­tic trees of the olive grove of Eftihis Androulakis have a his­tory dat­ing back centuries.
Olive trees up to 12 meters (39 feet) high, which have been bent and twisted around their axis by the wind, are still pro­duc­tive and serve as a liv­ing tes­ta­ment to the close rela­tion­ship between man and nature that lies at the heart of the tra­di­tion in Crete.