Tag Archives: agriculture

Canaries’ Government study Tuno plants

The Government of the Canary Islands have started studying the use of tuno fruit in juice

Valsequillo Strawberry Fair, Gran Canaria

It’s that time of the year again when you can almost taste summer, and what better way

Avocado cultivation areas increased 58%

Spain is the main avocado producer in Europe. Most of the avocados grown

New effort towards Canaries Agroturism

A new initiative entitled ‘Canarias convida‘ aims to bring visitors and the local consumer closer

70% of Gran Canaria bees Black Canarian

More than 70% of the island’s bees are of the Black Canarian variety, a study commissioned

Meanwhile on Fuerteventura…

Two wild donkeys are causing a small internet sensation in a video recorded

First Spar ‘Natural’ opens in Arguineguín

The supermarket chain SPAR opened its first store specialising in organic foods

Gran Canaria’s Award winning organic honey

‘La abeja del guanche’, a company run by the Valido brothers on Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria wins 15 World Cheese Awards

Gran Canaria cheese won 15 medals at this year’s World Cheese Awards, a record

Events: County Fair ‘La Feria del Sureste’ 11-13 November

This year’s ‘La Feria del Sureste’ 3-county fair is 11-13 November

The Canary Weekend Tips 4-6 November

Considering the wet weather warnings, here are few options for the weekend ahead

Gran Canaria leads in waste treatment

The Ecoparque Gran Canaria North not only works today at full pretty much its full capacity

Southern reservoirs are drying out

Reservoirs in the south of Gran Canaria are continuing to dry out. The largest

The Canary Weekend Tips 2-4 September

September is here ! Las Palmas is going to have a busy weekend ahead with so many simultaneous events

Newsbrief: Greenhouse fire in Agüimes brought under control

Firefighters employed two helicopters in an intervention on Wednesday morning to extinguish an agricultural waste fire, in a covered greenhouse in the municipality of Agüimes, near a dirt road known as the Camino del Conde. The fire occurred at approximately 6:30 am this morning. Nearly 2,000 square meters of land

Lopesan planting trees for Veneguera

The Cabildo of Gran Canaria and the company Costa Veneguera Lopesan Group

Fire near Roque Nublo (Gran Canaria)

The Cabildo of Gran Canaria Environmental Service extinguished a fire

Mogán Mango & Avocado & wine

On Sunday, 4 september the Mango and Avocado agricultural fair

Fishing licenses on Gran Canaria

Lots of people enjoy fishing either inland or in the waters around Gran Canaria.

Fire brought under control in Temisas

A  fire was declared on Thursday on Gran Canaria in Temisas (Agüimes), at kilometer 14

The Canary Weekend Tips 22-24 July

With the calima easing up, we move towards another beautiful summer weekend

High risk of summer forest fires

Fires have been strictly prohibited since 1 July and so far this month around twenty incidents

The Canary Weekend tips 15-17 July

Water is a main theme right now, especially with Calima winds and temperatures of 38˚+

Fires banned during hot summer months

The Cabildo of Gran Canaria Ministry of Environment, Emergencies and Citizen 

Government dispute air quality claims

The Canary Islands have extraordinarily high air quality, particularly in the mountains.  

Camel transfer conditions finally set

The Canary Islands government have finally set conditions for the transfer of dromedaries.