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Building Eco-Friendly Fences at Mavronero Farm

Upon your initial visit to Mavronero Farm, you would undoubtedly be intrigued by our unique choice of fencing – a distinctive construction method utilizing olive tree cuttings and deadwood. This innovative and sustainable approach not only…

Mavronero’s Venture into a Diverse Food Forest

At Mavronero, we've embarked on an exciting journey towards fostering biodiversity and cultivating a vibrant food forest. In mid-November 2023, we took a significant step by planting a diverse array of trees, ranging from native to tropical…

Owl Houses at Mavronero Farm

In December 2022, Mavronero Farm and BirdLife Cyprus joined forces to install two meticulously designed owl houses. Tailored for Barn Owls (Tyto alba), these abodes, constructed from marine plywood, boast dimensions and designs ensuring…

A Chronicle of Bees and their Battle Against Hornets

In the serene heart of the Larnaka district in Cyprus lies Mavronero Farm, a testament to the delicate dance between nature and sustainable agriculture. Amidst the olive groves and wild herbs, a tiny yet crucial community thrived — the…

Spring at Mavronero – A true miracle

The climate crisis is one of the greatest challenges facing our generation and the ones to come. Agriculture has a key role to play here ...

Long history short – How Mavronero Farm developed

One of the first organic farms in Cyprus The land, located close to the rocky hills of Stavrovouni Monastery, was acquired by Mr Philipou in 1984. At that time, the land was in its natural wild state - all you could see was wild bushes,…

On the lookout – The plans for Mavronero

The climate crisis is one of the greatest challenges facing our generation and the ones to come. Agriculture has a key role to play here ...