Category Archives: Crowdfarming® – Plant a tree

Plant your own tree on the plantation of Naranjas del Carmen and receive your fruits at your doorstep.

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

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

Jardín Del Gordo

Thanks to the new cultivation model CrowdFarming all of the orange trees planted on our finca “El Carmen” have an owner. Behind every tree, there is a person or a family that maintains it, follows its evolution and receives its ... Continue reading

Crowdfarming® – A Revolution to Fight Food Waste

[embed]https://youtu.be/s2fqsHa0AKg[/embed] How was Crowdfarming® born? When Gabriel and Gonzalo Úrculo decided to continue to run the orange plantation of their grandfather and to dedicate their life to agriculture, they were ... Continue reading

The Clementines of Naranjas del Carmen – What our Customers and Friends say

Just recently, the clementine season has started and the postive feedback we have received already, is overwhelming. Crowdfarming® establishes a direct relationship between us, the farmers, and the orange tree owners. For us, it ... Continue reading

The costs of Crowdfarming®

Initial Payment: With the initial payment we plant your tree and reserve fruits of our already grown trees for you. In doing so, you can consume your oranges right from the beginning. The first year, your tree will live in a nursery ... Continue reading

To make a living from agriculture

For of all gainful professions, nothing is better, nothing more pleasing, nothing more delightful, nothing better becomes a well-bred man than agriculture.” Marco Tulio Cicero (106 - 43 B.C.) By the end of 2010, we decided to ... Continue reading