When spring comes it comes with the delicate petals of saffron, and by autumn it has become a product whose weight is worth more than gold. Saffron is “the spice of life” for the family of artist Katya Ivanova. She is from Kyustendil..
Her great-grandfather was once the mayor of the village of Todorovo near Bulgaria’s Pleven, and today the cosmopolitan heiress of the family has abandoned a prestigious career to return there . Born to a German mother and a Bulgarian father,..
Bulgaria remains at the bottom of the European chart of organic farming areas, according to Eurostat data. Areas used for organic production have decreased by 27% for the past four years. Only three island nations are behind..
Over EUR 880million will be allocated to Bulgaria under the Rural Development Programme over the next two years, this country’s Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forestry announced. The financing can be used through investment and compensatory..
The producers of rose oil from their own gardens near the town of Panagyurishte – the Ralchevs – lift the curtain on what exactly goes on at an organic farm and how the plants are grown. When the family’s heir, Vasil, developed his marketing..