The Olive Groove: Extra virgin olive oil & more

GLOBAL CONSUMPTION OF OLIVE OIL has almost doubled over the past 25 years, largely driven by the health benefits. “From lowering the risk of heart disease to delivering cancer-fighting antioxidants, the health benefits associated with extra virgin olive oil continue to grow,” according to the California Olive Oil Council. Our region is home to olive […]

Olive Vitality: fresh olive oil and vinegar on tap

WINE HAS SOMMELIERS, AND BEER HAS Cicerones, or certified beer experts. Olive oil has its own elite certification program, and a local has just been certified—which is unique in the foothills. Jeanette Campbell Angell, who owns Olive Vitality in downtown Grass Valley with her husband Matthew, just completed the intense training and testing to earn […]