Mieh w Mieh
- Olive Harvest
Every year, by the end of September and beginning of October, Mieh w
Mieh residents start the harvest of the olive trees. At this period of
time, the olive fruits are matured, ready to be picked up, and schools
are not yet resumed, thus children would help their parents in this
yearly job. Wherever you go in the village, you see people working on
their fields, and you can realize that the village is almost empty,
especially on Sunday at the church.
In case you are a Mieh w Mieh
descendants, and you have experienced such season, you would understand the
To whom that have not, you may ask your parents, or grandparents, to
tell you the stories that never end about Mieh w Mieh, about all seasons in
Mieh w Mieh, and how beautiful it is.
freshly picked, ripe olives, and the traditional olive press.
Maasara background, you can see
a pair of
granite stones, 1 ton each, crushing the fruit in a rotational motion.