A sea of ​​lies in DW

Last week the agriculture of Almeria was attacked again by foreign media, with a video that shows images with testimonies around a point with which one can believe or not, and as always, giving false information and drawing erroneous conclusions. DW is a German media source that publishes in several languages, so we can watch…

National Geographic and how not to write a headline

It had been quite a calm January for attacks on Almería agriculture. During the short history of this blog we have found misinformation about our agriculture in the BBC, El País and Cuatro. Last week it was the turn of none other than National Geographic, with an article by Alec Forssmann sporting an eye-catching headline:…

How disinformation works and the colors of a pepper

About a month ago we unintentionally shared misinformation on our social networks (the fault of the one who published it). It is still paradoxical that a facebook page that was born with the purpose of dispelling false information took only weeks to publish false information, so I apologize. Of course, it was not proprietary content,…

Agriculture of Almeria criticized on the BBC Two

Barely 15 days have passed since we started this blog with the purpose of responding to misinformation about agriculture in Almeria, and we already have the first case–from the BBC Two, nonetheless. It comes from a television series, Mediterranean with Simon Reeve. In the fourth episode, from minute 24:54 to 40:40, he conducts two interviews…

Union elections in Eurosol

  Last week the workers of our farm in Níjar established the electoral station for the union elections that will take place on November 12. These elections are held in compliance with the requirements of the GRASP certification, a voluntary module that certifies GLOBAL GAP and evaluates the social practices in the company. This certificate…

How do we treat our farmers?

Of all professions, agriculture is the most important. Were we not able to buy food at the supermarket, we could not go to work every day. This idea is not ours, Amelia E. Barr says it in her poem “The Farmer“; cinema says it in films like “Interstellar” or “Wally”; the shield of the Polytechnic…