When we first planted our grove we didn't know which varieties of olive tree would grow and produce best for us, so we planted a selection. We probably have over 15 types ( there are thousands of varieties of olives native to different Mediterranean countries, though I know many people think there are only 3 - green, black and Kalamata!) All these varieties have their own subtle differences. They ripen early or late, they are prolific or shy bearers. Some tend to bear on alternate years, some are more subject to pest and disease, some are better for pickling, some are better for oil. Some produce stronger flavoured oil, some are difficult to get oil out of. It means our oils vary from year to year. I tend to press by variety, but do occasionally blend. In this space I will let you know what oils we have this year, along with any awards we have gathered on the way!
Currently I sell our oil at The Peel Farmers Market, at Dolphin Quays in Mandurah. The markets are on every Sunday, but I only attend on the first Sunday of the month. It is also kept at The Fruit Basket, Cranford Avenue in Brentwood, and at Loose Produce in Como. I will deliver locally, or you can call at the grove, if I am there to pick up your own. The price is $15 for a 500 ml bottle. I have specials occasionally on 2 litre flagons and a clearance at the end of the season - usually in May, when we start to harvest our new seasons fruit.
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