08 May

Andersonville City Olive Oil

The theory goes that when life gives you lemons, you make lemonade. Good thing Kathy Rose had a different plan. When faced with a family crisis, Rose lost her parents to heart disease and cancer this former nurse took her passion for Europe and good-for-you food stuff and created City Olive, a cozy shop in […]

06 May

Plush Dog Olive Toy

Available at target and Sharly loves it 😮

05 May

World health endorses eating olives

Olives are harvested in September but available year round to make a zesty addition to salads, meat and poultry dishes and, of course, pizza. Olives cannot be eaten right off of the tree; they require special processing to reduce their intrinsic bitterness. These processing methods vary with the olive variety, region where they are cultivated […]

28 Apr

Olive trees in Florida? You bet

Text/photos by Kathy Edenhofer (Master gardener), If you are looking for a unique item for your landscape, here is something that might peak your interest. Tucked away in Citra is a little jewel of a tree farm owned and operated by Tony and Shirley Valenza. At the Olive Branch Tree Farm they grow and sell […]

28 Apr

FDA Olive Recall Does Not Affect Greek Olives

An update of this post. From deTraci Regula, The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced an olive recall as some olives produced in Italy are contaminated with botulism, a potentially deadly bacterium. The affected labels include cans, glass jars & pouches of Cerignola, Nocerella & Castelvetrano olives produced under the names Borrelli, Bonta di […]