Olive harvest season: custom, tradition and preservation of heritage


Olive harvest season has begun in Jordan, which farmers await eagerly, as olives represent an essential source of livelihood that helps them secure their basic needs The olive tree is a distinctive sign for many cities in central and northern Jordan.

Picking olives is an important economic event for farmers, in addition to being a season of joy and revival of folk rituals and customs.

According to official studies and data, Jordan produces olive oil with standards comparable to international varieties, which has put it on the global map for olives and olive oil, and is attracting international investments to this sector.


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