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Crisis forcing Greeks to think outside the box to survive

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 05:50
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A worker at Stayia Farm adding edible gold to thyme honey, which is sold in the US, London, Hong Kong and the UAE.

Athens

IF necessity is the mother of invention, eight years of a crippling recession and dwindling work prospects have compelled at least some Greeks to reboot, switch professions and innovate to survive.

From the island of Syros, handmade wooden spectacle frames are proving a hit