12 Feb

Bay Flora Launches Neighborhood Olive Tree Program

Olive trees are recommended by many cities for street plantings. Bay Flora’s new neighborhood olive tree planting program supports neighborhoods in appropriate climates who want to plant olive trees along their streets. Berkeley, CA (PRWEB) February 12, 2007 — Bay Flora, an online nursery that offers unusual edible plants and related items, is pleased to […]

01 Feb

Whole Foods is recalling Jars of Kalamata Olive Tapenade

Whole Foods Market is Voluntarily Recalling 6,000 Jars of 365 Everyday Value Kalamata Olive Tapenade Austin, TX — January 31, 2007 — Effective immediately, Whole Foods Market is voluntarily recalling 6,000 jars of a 32,000-jar lot of its 365 Everyday Value Kalamata Olive Tapenade because the product may contain glass fragments, which may cause injury […]

30 Jan

Antioxidants + olive oil = healthy heart

By Brock Cooper, Julia Messina tastes flavored olive oil on bread at her business in Utica. Olive oil can be a healthy alternative to corn and vegetable oil and adds more flavor to prepared dishes. Olive oil is a staple of the Mediterranean diet, but the healthy alternative to corn and vegetable oil is making […]

30 Jan

Colusa Farm Show on horizon

By Howard Yune/ Chris Kaufman/Appeal-Democrat Miguel Lopez of Marysville looks over farm equipment on the opening day of 40th annual Colusa Farm Show. Lopez is the field manager of the California Olive Ranch. Times – and farming – have changed over the past four decades, but California’s oldest farm exhibition will reach out to growers […]

27 Jan

Cure your own Olives

By Mel White, One of the first things I noticed when I moved into my apartment here in Chula Vista, California-a few miles south of San Diego-was the fine old olive trees growing among the landscaped shrubbery and lawns of the neighborhood. “They’re Mission olives,” an old-time resident of the city told me, “refugees from […]