After a scorching July and a relatively mild August, the olives have been dark green and steadily growing. Now that another heat wave is upon us, we have spotted color changes starting to take place in the grove! What exactly … Continue reading “The march to maturity has begun!” →
Pit hardening of olives and growing quite nicely – and a lot of them!
The Olive trees and new fruit are thriving in this week’s heat wave.
Just two months after finishing his Championship & Group win, Pongo & Amanda proceed to win Best of Breed at the Riverside Speciality and then an Award of Merit at the GSPCA Nationals. Now his title name can look like this! … Continue reading “Pongo goes BISS & AOM and a Cool GSP Laser Bottle Holder to boot!” →
Points North blends receives another Gold, Best of Class at the 2017 Central Coast Olive Oil Competition!
The trees, loaded with pre-blooms are finally beginning to open. Thanks to a winter season with 31.30″ of rain at our location, most of the lower trees are showing this potential for stellar tonnage! Very glad the blooms are opening … Continue reading “Flowers begin to Open!” →
We are elated & honored to announce recent competition wins for our Points North Blend!!! CA State Fair: -GOLD, Best of Class -Best of California EVOO – Robust Blend -Best California EVOO by a Micro-producer LA International: -BRONZE, Robust – … Continue reading “Gold, Best of Class & Bronze for Points North!” →
Early beginnings in the morning fog.
9/27/05 – 3/3/17: Sarakraut Wyatt Warp Coronet aka “Wifi” passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of March 3rd. He was one of our anchors through our second baby loss IN 2006; and in our first harvest year in … Continue reading “PFOC German Shorthaired Pointers Loss & Wins” →
One of the impacts of the recent storm left strands of these web-like clumps scattered everywhere on our property. In the summer they hang in stiff, stringy wisps from the oaks, but after a rain they are soft, silky & … Continue reading “Lichen or not, they live among us!” →