Al Maida Olive Oil

Al Maida Olive Oil

Located in the middle of the Jordanian desert, about 2 hours outside Amman,  sits 155,000 olive trees.  Ziad Bilbeisi, former architect and founder of Al Maida owns these groves and works together with his four children to produce an internationally respected, award...
Homegrown Palestine

Homegrown Palestine

Noor Awad is the brilliant mind behind Homegrown, the social enterprise that helps support small-scale Palestinian farmers cultivating olive trees, and sources their produce in a bid to shed light on their stories, and in turn, help sustain their olive groves. For the...
PaliRoots: The Power of Culture & Community

PaliRoots: The Power of Culture & Community

  Diana meets with Aminah Musa co-founder of PaliRoots, a successful brand created to explore, celebrate, and share Palestinian culture in a modern and positive way. During this interview, Aminah discusses the power of culture and community, fashion, PaliRoots,...
Catching Up with Katie

Catching Up with Katie

Katie Miranda (KM) is a multifaceted artist/activist living in Portland, Oregon where she has a jewelry and apparel business: www.katiemiranda.com, and does cartoons for Mondoweiss and the Middle East Eye. For an American of Jewish and Christian descent, Katie is more...
Freekeh Salad

Freekeh Salad

Freekeh is the “new” ancient grain. It has been a staple in the Middle East for centuries, but only recently became popular in the West because of its super nutritional benefits, naming it the new quinoa. I used to find freekeh quite boring growing up until I...
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