Posts with: Palestine


Meet Mohammed Hamada

Zaytoun olive harvest, Palestine.  Allegra McEvedy and Zaytoun Olive Oil.

Mohammed Hamada is a father of 7, born and brought up in the beautiful ancient village of Burqin. Burqin is home to 6000 people, who between them farm over 19,000 dunums*. Known locally as “Arous Falastin”, or “Palestine’s bride”, in Christian tradition it is here that Jesus is said to have performed the miracle of… Read more »

Buying fair trade for Ramadhan

Zaytoun (2)

On Wednesday 3 June 2015, we hosted our very first Ramadhan shopping evening! For some time we’ve wanted to do more to support Muslim communities in Leicester, but we’d struggled to find the right opportunity. But this year the pieces came together! The focus of the evening was on ways in which individuals and communities could draw on fair… Read more »