How to Preserve Olives

April 28th, 2016

On the farm we use most of our olives to make extra virgin olive oil – a medium style, but complex blend of five cultivars: Frantoio, Mission, Don Carlou, Leccino and Corratina. We also preserve the whole fruits in brine or salt for the two restaurants, black calamata and green Nonchellara.

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Pumpkin Party

March 19th, 2015

It only took a short while for the pumpkin seeds, planted late last year, to grow into delicious plump, pumpkins. For months the garden team ...

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Autumn Leaves

April 7th, 2011


The season is shifting from summer to winter.  The days are cooler and a midday walk in the garden, before or after lunch, is now much more ...

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