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​A Taste of Palestine: Cultivating Resistance by Megan Parry
November 19th, 2018 12:37 pm
Taste Of Palestine by Megan Parry 
Farming is something close to my heart, having grown up on a small farm in Somerset and now working for the Sustainable Food Trust campaigning for sustainable food systems, it seemed only right that food and agriculture should be the focal point of my first trip to Palestine. The Amos Trust a Taste of Palestine tour provided the perfect opportunity, and I will be forever grateful to have been able to join the 10-day trip. It was eye opening and inspiring. Heartening and heart wrenching in equal measure. The food delicious, the scenery breathtaking, the people some of the most kind and generous I have ever met. Yet, always the occupation, a sinister backdrop.
 
Farming is a political act; it is the embodiment of self-reliance and the physical manifestation of connection with land. In Palestine, this could not be more stark. Israeli policies have seen the separation of people from their farms and fields, the confiscation of land and resources, the demolition of homes and evi...
Special offer and free P&P on new cookbook Zaitoun!
July 10th, 2018 2:55 pm

A dazzling cookbook with vibrant recipes, captivating stories
and stunning photography of Palestine

 

The new cookbook Zaitoun by Yasmin Khan is filled with delicious recipes using maftoul, freekeh, za’atar, almonds, Medjoul dates and olive oil – all products supplied by Zaytoun. With the same name – Zaytoun and Zaitoun are different spellings of olive in Arabic – we are pleased to offer this new book at a special price of £19 including P&P, which is a generous saving of £7 off the RRP of £26. 
  

'A moving, hugely knowledgeable and utterly delicious book' Anthony Bourdain

Zaitoun by Yasmin Khan

In this beautiful Palestinian cookbook, food writer Yasmin Khan shares recipes and stories from her travels through the region. On her journey she harvests black olives from the groves of Burquin in the West Bank, hand-rolls maftool - the plump Palestinian couscous - in home kitchens in Jenin and even finds time to enjoy a pint with workers at the Taybeh brewery, which is producing the first ...
Zaytoun at The Natural and Organic Products Show!
April 9th, 2018 12:41 pm


We're busy getting ready for the Natural and Organic Products Show at the Excel centre in London on Sunday 21st April and Monday 22nd April.  The full Zaytoun range will be on show with samples for you to try so please come along to stand W25 in the Vegan Arena.  You can book free trade tickets online here.  See you at the show! 
COME ON IN to Fairtrade Fortnight 2018!
February 22nd, 2018 1:36 pm

Bassema Barahmeh, an olive oil producer from Palestine.

The theme for Fairtrade Fortnight 2018 is COME ON IN and fortunately Bassema Barahmeh has been granted a visa to travel this year. Along with Zaytoun’s Palestinian Director, Taysir Arabasi, she will be sharing her experiences of Fairtrade. They have a full schedule, including visits to schools, with the following events open to the public. Please come along and bring your friends and family with you!  

26th Feb. Fairtrade: Palestinian Perspective at the London Inter Faith Centre  
With Bassema Barahmeh, olive farmer and board member of the Palestine Fair Trade Association, and Taysir Arbasi, Zaytoun's Director in Palestine. Refreshments available including za’atar scones. All are welcome: entrance is free. Reserve a place here.

28th Feb. An evening in Brighton of solidarity, breaking bread and story sharing with Palestinian farmer, Bassema Barahmeh, and Zaytoun's Director in Palestine, Taysir Arabasi. Reserve a place here 

1st March. A very special collaborative su...