AGRICULTURAL LOCAL PRODUCTS
Skopelos Agricultural Products : Historical Background . It is a story yet, with Roio , daughter of the King Stafilos that looks exactly like the story of Zeus and Danae . The Roio pregnant to avoid the anger of the old man , went to Euboea island , gave birth to a son, Anio , which became a clairvoyant , and had three daughters Dorippi Oino , Spermo , elaida and those protect and we learned the oil cereals and wine ... ( excerpted from Greek Mythology Nikos Tsiforos )
The Skopelos products
The products are famous from very old . The islanders even take them outside Skopelos in other parts of Greece and abroad , manufacture their own ships and manned.
It is characteristic that the Skopelos island on 18th century had 35 sailing boats ( a total of 615 across the country ) while held between the other 27 municipalities nautical 6th place (after Hydra 120 boats, Psara 60 ships, 60 ships Spetses , Galaxidi 50 ships and 40 ships Crete ) . Note that when the revolution was declared in 1821 , the merchant navy turned into a revolutionary force .
Agricultural Products today
The products of Skopelos So many and many delights . You will find several of these products on the island ( most often directly from the producers ) and you can buy them if you wish. There are also some shops selling products directly from their owners as eg Mr Lemon, Ms Lena , Ms Skopelitissa . Every August and a showroom in the old port.
The island is a blessed place that offers every kind of fruit tree , chestnut, fig , almond , lemon , orange Ms . Also green herbs , and Kritama tzitzirafa , wild asparagus and mushrooms (note not all are suitable for human consumption )
The sea offers fresh fish , Illex squid , lobsters , and all sorts of fish.