Olive Oil: Fresh, local and booming

OLIVE OIL IS ONE OF CALIFORNIA’S FASTEST-GROWING agricultural products, and our region is a major contributor. It is home to olive orchards, award-winning olive-oil producers, the prestigious UC Davis Olive Center, and some exceptional olive-oil merchants such as The Olive Groove in Grass Valley. The accolades continued this spring when Wild Groves of Newcastle won […]

Foothills’ Apollo Olive Oil a finalist in Good Food Awards

The Good Food Awards celebrate the kind of food we all want to eat: tasty, authentic and responsibly produced. They grant awards to outstanding American food producers and the farmers who provide their ingredients. We were glad to see Apollo Olive Oil of Oregon House, which we have featured in our magazine, was a finalist. […]

Jernigan’s Tap House and Grill hosts beer & food pairing on September 8

Jernigan’s Tap House and Grill is offering a very special SLO (sustainable, local, organic) beer and food pairing on Sunday September 8, 2013 at 6 p.m. at their 123 Argall Way, Nevada City location. This event features unique pairings of craft ales and lagers. Locally grown organic produce will be center stage with fresh vegetables […]

Apollo Olive Oil: To your health

FOR CENTURES, OLIVE OIL HAS BEEN prized for its health benefits. It contains antioxidants and polyphenols, proven to improve our health and longevity, according to the California Olive Oil Council. Olive oil also is an important part of the state’s heritage. Olive trees were first brought over by Spanish missionaries. In the past decade, nearly […]