Meet a Farmer
Jim and Mary Anne Melson of Winter Creek Olive Oil
Winter Creek Olive Oil and Ruscello d Inverno
My wife Mary Anne and I have been married for 47 years and we have two daughters. We retired in 2000 and moved to Calaveras County.
ABOUT OUR GROVE
We planted our trees in 2003. We have 250 trees which are 90% Frantoio and 10% Leccino. We received gold medals this year in the COOC Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition.
OUR PERFECT DAY
After working hard all day, sitting on our patio having a glass of wine, with the bbq going.
WHERE TO FIND OUR OIL
We sell at Jack London Square on the second Saturday of the month and Treasure Island Flea Market on the last full weekend of the month. We also sell wholesale in bulk at selected locations in California.
Ruscello d Inverno won a gold medal in the 2014 COOC Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition.
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