Olive Oil Harvest Set To Begin Here At California Olive Ranch

We begin our olive harvest next month. My colleagues and I at the mill will make extra virgin olive oil 24 hours a day, seven days a week, for about six weeks. It’s the greatest time of year. We pitch in to get the job done. The mill smells of wonderfully fresh olive oil. And, … Read more

Our 2011 Harvest: A More Robust Olive Oil & Good Weather (So Far)

It’s harvest time. So we visited our Artois ranch in northern California. There, we climbed aboard one of our olive harvesters to hitch a ride with Adam Englehardt. Adam heads our farming operations. As we rumbled through the olive groves, Adam told us this year’s olive crop is even better than last year’s. The olives … Read more

Our 2010 Olive Harvest: A Sprint to the Finish

Adam Englehardt got a couple of weeks of well deserved rest over the holidays. He spent October and November working practically day and night to ensure we got our northern California olive harvest done before frost zapped any crop still remaining on the trees after Thanksgiving. Adam and his team succeeded, after putting in a … Read more


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