All tagged olives

How to pickle green olives - Palestinian Recipe

This month, many Palestinians go to their lands/farms to pick olives. It is the time where both immediate and distant family members come together to harvest their lands. Most of the olives picked will be turned into oil, and some will be pickled and eaten as a side dish throughout the year.  In honor of those who are sweating in their land and those denied access to it, we share a simple recipe of how to pickle your own olives.

What Olives Mean to Palestinians

The fall is the time of the olive harvest in Palestine.  It is something we eagerly anticipate every year, and it signifies that our collective effort to gather fruit can produce a beautiful and meaningful outcome in the olives and olive oil. Here are a few reasons that olives, olive oil and olive trees are important to the Palestinian people.