This is our blog, here we share moments, images, ideas and recipes of our life in the countryside and on the Azeitona Verde farm.

The future is clearly Agro ecology

The future is clearly Agro ecology

Agro ecology is the word that best defines sustainable agricultural production. This type of agriculture takes into account, respects and integrates the environmental, social, political, cultural, economic and ethical reality in which it is inserted. Different practices and theories evolved stemming from the same agro ecological root; namely:

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Water; It’s in our hands

Although the national agriculture results for 2017 are better when compared to previous years, it is obvious that we are living through a period of drought, particularly since the beginning of last summer.

Coconut oil or olive oil? Olive oil please!

Powerful multinationals with no respect for the rules established by “Fair Trade” have succeeded in turning coconut oil into a fashionable product. This is rapidly dethroning traditional products, destroying regional biodiversity and bringing about negative consequences for the country’s economy.

Apple and cinnamon tea

On these cold days, nothing better than to warm up with a good cup of tea. If its homemade with our own products, tastes even better!

Save the soil

This year I was invited to participate in Terra Sã event, a biological agriculture fair, organized by Agrobio.


After our adventure with the diospdkas, we now turn to infusions.

Autumn flowers

Here is an inspiration in orange and red tones so typical of this time of year, made with dried flowers.