Category Archives: What happen at Naranjas del Carmen?

The daily work of Naranjas del Carmen

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

Coronavirus pessimism vaccine

Behind our mask, there is a smile. The family of Naranjas del Carmen has proposed to promote during this time, three values in our personalities. Solidarity, that makes us care as much about those around us as about or presis ... 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

Which eco-label do our products have?

The only eco-label that brings all our quality standards together is our own brand. In other words, the label that really differentiates us is the one of Naranjas del Carmen®. What exactly does it stand for? We cultivate ... Continue reading

The Calendar of Naranjas del Carmen

January until April Harvest season of our oranges and seasonal vegetables such as artichokes. Our few lemon and grapefruit trees carry fruits as well. April until May We place our beehives in the middle of the orange trees. They ... Continue reading

The installation of the anti-frost-protection

We have benefitted from the rainy days in Valencia to prepare our fields for the upcoming winter. Including in Valencia, the winter nights can become quite frosty sometimes. In order to prevent our oranges from freezing and bursting, ... Continue reading

It rains in Valencia

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P_epO1BOAs0&t=5s We always say that we cultivate our fruits with a lot of patience. However, that is not the whole story: we also have to be very patient when it comes to their harvest.  We need to ... Continue reading

Crowdfarming® as social and economic agricultural approach

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

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