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3,000 Year Old Olive Tree Still Gives Olives

Touch the Soil News #1019 (Feature photo – 3,000 year old olive tree on the Island of Crete – David Hodgson via Flicker Commons) Sometimes nature surprises us in a positive way. This olive tree was alive and producing olives when Rome burned in AD64 and when Pompeii was buried under volcanic ash in AD79. It was alive at the birth of Christ. It is estimated that 20,000 people now visit the tree each year. You can read the full story here: http://www.openculture.com/2018/05/3000-year-old-olive-tree-on-the-island-of-crete-still-produces-olives-today.html Want More? – Sign up below Special Deals Ahead…Sign up!

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