Consulting Services


Carol Firenze-Anglin
Keynote Speaker, Educator and Marketing Consultant
The Passionate Olive
Carol is a noted author and educator on olive oil history, uses, tasting and food pairings. She lectures worldwide, hosts Olive Harvest Adventure tours in Umbria, Tuscany and California, and wrote an iPhone/iPad app called GoEVOO that helps consumers find true EVOO in the U.S
Los Gatos, CA

J.'s Vineyard Services
Orchard and Vineyard Management
All aspects of orchard and vineyard management
Abraham and Janette Flores
8929 W. California Avenue
Fresno, CA 93706 (Central Valley)
phone: 559-250-2542

J & B Ag Enterprises
Orchard Management and Trellising
James and Beverly Wells
PO Box 3683 Oakhurst, CA 93644 (Madera County)
phone: 559-683-0826
J & B Ag provides materials for all aspects of trellising, labor and installation. System provides harvest operations efficiency. Orchard management services.

GCI Insurance Brokers
Your Farm and Crop Insurance Specialist- Contact: Mick Smith
P.O. Box 725 Orland, CA 95963
GCI Insurance Brokers has been insuring Northern California farmers for over 50 years, specializing in all aspects of farming: Crop, Property & Liability Packages, Farm Equipment, Livestock, Hay & Grain, Auto, Workers Compensation, Umbrella, Health
phone: 530-865-5601

Marvin Martin
Marvin's passion for olive oil began in 1981 while attending the University of California at Davis and working for an olive oil importer. A certified master taster and blender, Marvin also produces a line of California extra virgin olive oils. Marvin provides total concept consulting from orchard development, oil production, blending and education. A trained chef, Marvin is a member of the California Olive Oil Council Taste Panel.
phone: 707-252-9038

Maria Milagros Castro - Milagros Olive Advisor
Agronomist & Consultant
COOC Taste Panel member
Over 15 years experience in agricultural consulting including orchard establishment, maintenance and management.
Napa Valley, CA
Phone: (707) 334-5194

Nancy Ash
Marketing Consultant and Educator
Strictly Olive Oil
Strictly Olive Oil offers consulting services on marketing opportunities to olive oil producers as well as tasting and blending services. Nancy is a trained taster, a member of both the COOC and UC Davis Olive Center Taste Panels, and received certification as a Taste Panel Supervisor from O.N.A.O.O. in 2005.

Roberta Klugman & Associates
Public relations and marketing consulting
(510) 655-7790

Sue Langstaff
Sensory science
Applied Sensory, LLC
phone: (707) 344-0254

The Olive Oil Source
Consultants have a combination of graduate education in agricultural sciences and field experience.
phone: 805-688-1014