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The Olive Branch.

Blog: Growing Days   -   Monday November 07, 2011   -   By Julie

Certain images conjure my inner romantic—fields of sunflowers, rows of grapes, olive trees dripping with fruit. A Tuscan villa, complete with orchards, where we wander rows filling baskets with deliciousness.  The reality is—I'm not going to be...

Mary's Kalamata Tapenade

Blog: Cookus Interruptus   -   Wednesday March 10, 2010   -   By Cynthia

Savor this traditional Provencal dish:  Mary's Kalamata Tapenade.  Serve it on warm bread with White Bean and Kale Minestrone .  Recipe for tapenade here.    

Olive Season

Blog: 123 Farm   -   Thursday September 24, 2009   -   By Jan

Olive season is coming up and even though we do not have a large crop this year, we are still planning to keep our promise and hold a small olive harvest event here at 123 Farm. There will be tours of the 100 year old Olive Groves, sample picking, Olive...

The Olive Harvest

Blog: Stella Cadente Olive Oil   -   Wednesday December 17, 2008   -   By Julia

Last week, auspiciously, on the first day of real frost, we began picking the olives at the home ranch in the Anderson Valley.  A crew of eight or ten arrived promptly at 7:00AM, meeting my partner with the trailer and the big wooden bins.  The grass...

The Approaching Harvest

Blog: Stella Cadente Olive Oil   -   Thursday November 13, 2008   -   By Julia

My partner and I meet up in a leaf-strewn parking lot on the outskirts of town last week and hit the road together.  The change of season and the upcoming frost signals the time to visit our farmers and select a date for this year's olive...


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