Farming and Beekeeping Blog

The worst clementine season in our history

The title of this post sounds pessimistic but it is not. It is realistic. We are experiencing what is, without a doubt, the worst clementine season in our history in terms of yield. It seems, however, that we are not the only ones ... Continue reading

The life of an orange tree

Birth We can mark the beginning of an orange tree's life when we graft the variety we want to obtain on a rootstock. In Naranjas del Carmen since 2014 we have used rootstock patterns such as Carrizo or Forner Alcaide for new ... Continue reading

A letter of the Úrculo brothers

Citrus season 2019/2020 Naranjas del Carmen has 3 lines of action: the farming activity, which is our fundamental one, the logistics and this webpage. In this letter, we would like to inform you about the improvements we are ... Continue reading

Gazpacho with tomatoes from El Carmen

[embed]https://youtu.be/yzRtNlkNc2Q[/embed] Ingredients 100 ml of extra virgin olive oil 30 ml of sherry vinegar 1 kg of ripe red tomatoes 1 clove of garlic 1 small onion 150 g of white wheat bread (one or two ... Continue reading

Wake up, farmer!

Despite the current panorama I think that good times are coming for the farmers. And that’s not because I believe there is going to be an abundance of harvest. I also don’t think that prices for the products on the field will rise. I ... Continue reading

Documentary about Valencia

„Grenzenlos – die Welt entdecken“ shows documentaries about places around the whole world. It tells stories of cities and its people working in different sectors. We are proud to form part of the documentary about Valencia. We ... Continue reading

Citrus variety calendar

On our farm we cultivate different orange varieties. Each of them has a determined harvest period and specific characteristics, such as size, form, quantity of juice, how to peel the fruit, quantity of white zest etc. We always ... Continue reading

Organic extra virgin olive oil (free from bisphenol)

We have attained new bisphenol-free containers for our extra virgin olive oil. The majority of the containers available on the market are coated with a varnish to prevent the olive oil from oxidizing when getting in direct contact ... Continue reading

What are the production costs of 1kg of oranges?

Thoughts of a young farmer Resources: Water to irrigate, petrol for the tractor, electricity for the irrigation system to work, fertiliser and around 150 other things you need throughout the year. Salaries: Salaries ... Continue reading

Beekeeping with values | Beehives from Crowdfarming

Offering adoptions of beehives allows for an increase of the bee population and at the same time a honey with special values is created that goes hand in hand with our philosophy. Honey for the bees: It is not the goal of the bees to ... Continue reading