The Olive Groove: Partnering with local artists, farmers and chefs

Partnering with local artists, farmers, and chefs is a big part of why we love this work. By focusing on local talent, we are able to offer unique products for our customers and support the thriving creative scene in Nevada County.” — Christina West, owner of the Olive Groove

The Olive Groove located in downtown Grass Valley specializes in extra virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegars, salts, spices, teas and more.

Megan Hart Director
Polly’s Paladar Supper Club, Nevada City
Connecting as a collaborator and olive oil lover. Polly’s Paladar donates proceeds to different Nevada County-based non-profits every month.

Ellen Cole Owner
Cosmic Roots Ranch, Grass Valley
Ellen makes all natural, hand-crafted soaps for the Olive Groove, utilizing their extra-virgin olive oil products as a base. She has a full line of health and beauty products under the Cosmic Essentials line. Ellen also supplies several local restaurants with Mangalista pork and farm fresh eggs that are raised at Cosmic Roots Ranch.

Abra Snow Owner
Blue Sage Honey Company, Nevada City
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The Olive Groove offers her naturally infused, raw, specialty honeys in its store. Her infused honeys are locally made and hand-crafted in small batches with organic herbs and spices.

Tamara Unger
Ceramic Artist of Handbuilt Ceramics
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Tamara creates one-of-a-kind ceramic salt cellars, complete with pewter spoons, in her Grass Valley studio. She exhibits her work locally and regularly teaches ceramics classes in her studio.

Another includes local herbalist Becka Hood of Olde Souls: Remedy, Energy, Synergy, Trinity; who hand blends many of the store’s herbal teas.

(Photo: Lenka Vodicka)

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