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California Bountiful Magazine

California Bountiful Magazine

During our 2014 harvest, The French Olive had the privilege of being interviewed, photographed, and featured in the 2015 September/October issue of California Bountiful magazine. Our group picture is on the cover! The article story was written by Christine Souza, photographed by Richard Green…

Leek Soup with Olive Oil

Leek Soup with Olive Oil

The French Olive oil compliments this luxurious, rich soup. It is perfect for a cold winter night’s meal served with crusty french bread & a glass of wine. Or you may choose to serve it as a first course with any entree. Serves: 6…

The French Olive in the News!

The French Olive in the News!

Each week the Star Market in Salinas, Ca. publishes their food specials, in-store events, and advertises local fundraiser events held at the store.  Last Saturday, we were the in-store happening – meet the owners of The French Olive and taste our oil!  We met…

Lemon & Rosemary Olive Oil Cake

Lemon & Rosemary Olive Oil Cake

Lemon & Rosemary Olive Oil Cake Chef Mitch at UC Merced college prepared a cake like this for the monthly Special Luncheon he prepared with our oil last fall. It a light, aromatic cake that is easy to make and delicious to eat. The…

2014 Replacement Trees

2014 Replacement Trees

On March 11, Yancey and I traveled to the Santa Cruz Olive Nursery to pick a few replacement trees for the orchard.  They were of the Tanche and Bouteillan varieties as they are our best producers and the hardiest  trees in our climate. Yesterday…