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Harvesting Our Premium

 gorgeous mid-October days for our “earlier-than-early” olive harvest On October 14 and 15 we harvested “earlier-than-early” the olives for our Genius Loci Premium Grade Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil.  As you may have read in a former blog post, there is more and more supporting evidence that early harvested olives contain additional elements –  thus providing additional health benefits.  Traditionally, we …


“Early Harvest” Olive Oil

  freshly pressed, pure organic extra virgin olive oil  The olive oil health benefits are widely known and are believed to include protection from Alzheimer’s, cancer and treatment of painful arthritis. The exciting recent discovery that olive oil contains a health-promoting polyphenol called oleocanthal challenges the assumption previously held by nutrition experts that olive oil health benefits come mainly from …