Category Archives: Crowdfarming®

Crowdfarming® is an agricultural revolution in order to fight food waste. You have access to your virtual garden, can plant a tree or adopt a bee family. We take care of them all the time and send your oranges or honey directly to your doorstep.

How much water do we need to produce 1kg of oranges?

The average water consumption of our adult orange groves is about 3,000 cubic meters per hectare. In our orchard, we produce on average 35,000 kilos of organically cultivated oranges per hectare which would give us about 86 liters per ... Continue reading

Citrus season 2021 / 2022

We’re starting a new season more eager than ever. Thanks to the orange tree adoptions we are achieving: that 40 people can live from agriculture with fixed contracts throughout the year and be able to send the harvest directly to the ... Continue reading

Beyond ecological cultivation

The philosophy of Naranjas del Carmen is the result of different influences and experiences made in our working and family life, as well as in our social environment. We are thrilled by various social and agricultural approaches which ... Continue reading

Nature always has the last word

The cold freezes the inside of the orange and ends up drying it out. This damage is the most difficult to assess, as it cannot be seen from the outside. You only see it – or feel it, rather – when you eat the orange and find that it ... Continue reading

Citrus season 2020 / 2021

Protocol. This is the word that we have said, written, and read the most to prepare for this very special season of clementines and oranges. We have prepared ourselves to work more as a team than ever before. More coordinated than ... Continue reading

Blooming of the orange blossom | Spring 2020

[embed]https://youtu.be/KiNQlROVhOk[/embed] Last summer, when we saw there was almost no honey in the cells of the beehives frames, we started fearing the worst. The amount of orange blossom honey harvest is a good indicator of the ... Continue reading

Agriculture as essential activity

"What drives us to leave the house and harvest the fruit is knowing that our customers are awaiting them now more than ever." March 2020 will not be easy to erase from our memory. It was the month when Europe was locked in its ... Continue reading

Pictures Campillo de Júlia

The brothers Gabriel (left) and Gonzalo Úrculo (right). Centenary olive trees that we are going to recover by doing a correct pruning and tilling the land. From left to right: Gonzalo, Ramón (in charge of the farm), ... Continue reading

Campillo de Júlia

At the beginning of the last decade (the year 2010) my brother and I made a decision that marked the course of our lives both on a professional and personal level: to recover our grandparents' "Masia el Carmen" garden in Bétera, ... Continue reading

The worst citrus 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 and orange season in our history in terms of yield. It seems, however, that we are not the ... Continue reading