Buy directly from the farmer. Without intermediaries.
1 box contains 10kg of oranges
Variety: navel foyos
Beginning of the transition to organic farming in 2017
Orange zest not treated with wax or other preservatives
Can be stored 2-3 weeks in good conditions
Ideal for snacking and juicing
We harvest the oranges only after having received your order and we ship them directly to you
We ship (almost) all over Europe
Limited harvest: we only ship during harvest season.
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Final price: 26.78€
Final price: 26.78€
Pesticide - free
Llum and Pablo have always been connected with agriculture and their dream of being able to dedicate their life to it came true in 2005 when they bought La Carrasca. The first years were quite difficult for them as they had to recover the farm that had come down over the years. In doing so, the entire fields had to be replanted and they decided to do so with the orange variety Navel Foyos and the clementine variety Clemenules. Both have a very good taste and adapt well to the region’s characteristics. Just when the trees began to produce fruits, the right moment would have come to regain the investments made. At that time, however, the market price of the oranges was very low and they even had to think about selling their farm. Hoping that hard work and high-quality fruits would make a difference, they continued.
When they designed the new planting, they considered a very high planting distance. For Pablo the wellbeing of the trees has always been the priority. Therefore, the distance between them is relatively high so that they have enough space to grow and the air can circulate well between them. Whereas this way of planting the trees decreases the harvest amount, the quality of the fruits increases. Llum and Pablo hardly have any problems with fungi and pests. In the past, the two of them have always tried to apply organic cultivation approaches. So it was only a matter of time to initiate the process of organic certification.
Their dream is to be able to dedicate themselves completely to their farm and not having to work other part-time jobs. They believe that thanks to CrowdFarming their dream will come true.
La Carrasca is an orange farm situated between the two Spanish regions of Valencia and Catalonia. The closest municipality is Vinaroz and the farm owes. its name to the Carrasca canyon nearby.
“La carrasca” refers to the colloquial name of the holm oak (Quercus ilex), which, together with wild olive trees, mastics, rosemary and other typical Mediterranean plant species, forms the natural north-eastern border of the farm. This vegetation offers shelter to the natural enemies of pests and other auxiliary fauna necessary to control them. Furthermore, in order to maintain and boost a very rich biodiversity, the vegetation bordering the fields has been sustained. On the southern part, the Puig de la Nau can be seen. It is a small mountain where an Iberian village emerged between the VIII. and V. century a.C. .
Moreover, about a thousand orange trees of the variety Navel Foyos grow on this farm situated 65 m above sea level. The orange variety has its origin in the Valencian city Foyos and belongs to the family of navel oranges, which are suitable for eating or making juice. Due to its dependence on whether conditions, it is very difficult to determine the best time of harvest. However, the harvest usually takes place in February and March.