Marinos Tousert is another young graduate who left Athens in the midst of the economic crisis and relocated to his village in order to get a job at his family’s fig business. These last years, Marinos has been living in a village called Taxiarchis on the island of Euboea, where he works in the production of figs.
Since ancient times, dried figs were considered the food of giants and heroes. It is common knowledge that the true lovers of figs, consume them throughout the year in dried form.
While visiting the village Taxiarchis in Northen Euboea, Greece one can see that the local economy is mostly supported by the production of figs. It is where one can find the small family industry of Ourania Mousetis that processes dried figs.