Meet a Farmer

We wouldn't have California extra virgin olive oil without an amazing group of devoted olive farmers growing various types of olives throughout the state and milling it into the best olive oil available. We're devoting this section to sharing some of their stories with you.

August 2014

Thom Curry

   Thom Curry of Temecula Olive Oil Company

     GROVE LOCATION:  Aguanga

      WEBSITE: www.temeculaoliveoil.com

 

July 2014

Kiler Ridge

   Gregg Bone and Audrey Burnam

     GROVE LOCATION: Paso Robles

      WEBSITE: www.kilerridge.com

 

June 2014

Winter Creek

   Jim and Mary Anne Melson of Winter Creek Olive Oil

     GROVE LOCATION: Calaveras County

     EMAIL: wco21@earthlink.net

 

May 2014

Ojai

   Philip J.P. Asquith of Ojai Olive Oil Company

     GROVE LOCATION: Ojai Valley

     WEBSITE: www.ojaioliveoil.com

 

 

OCR

    George and Kit Lee of Old Chatham Ranch

     GROVE LOCATION: Yorkville

     WEBSITE: www.oldchathamranch.com

   


April 2014

Dewey

    Dewey Lucero of Lucero Olive Oil

     GROVE LOCATION: Corning

     WEBSITE: www.lucerooliveoil.com

   


March 2014

Winterhill

  Annette Schoonover and Richard Wolf of Winterhill Olive Oil

   GROVE LOCATION: El Dorado County

   WEBSITE: www.winterhillfarms.com

   


February 2014

The Coldani family

  The Coldani Family of Calivirgin

   GROVE LOCATION: Lodi

   WEBSITE: www.calivirgin.com

   


November 2013

Ron

Evan Loewy and Ben Herrmann of The Other Brother Co. 

GROVE LOCATION: Carmel Valley and Templeton

WEBSITE: www.theotherbrothercompany.com

 


September 2013

Ron

James and Patricia Talcott of Talcott Olive Oil

GROVE LOCATION: Carneros

WEBSITE: www.talcottoliveoil.com

 


August 2013

Ron

Ronna Stone of Roanti Ranch

GROVE LOCATION: Glen Ellen

WEBSITE: www.roantiranch.com

 

Ron

Ron Rice of Yorkville Olive Ranch

GROVE LOCATION: Yorkville

WEBSITE: Yorkville Olive Ranch

 


April 2013

Grumpy Goats Fram

Pamela Marvel of Grumpy Goats Farm

GROVE LOCATION: Capay

WEBSITE: www.grumpygoatsfarms.com

 


March 2013

Fandango Olive Oil

Jerry Shaffer of Fandango Olive Oil -

GROVE LOCATION: Paso Robles

WEBSITE: www.fandangooliveoil.com

 


February 2013

Bava Family Grove

Phil Bava of Bava Family Grove

GROVE LOCATION: Escalon

WEBSITE: www.bavafamilygrove.com