Olive Farm and Mill Tour


Slow Food Portland is hosting a tour of Red Ridge Farms, one of the few olive farms and mills in Oregon. Given the questionable quality of many imported olive oils, I'm looking forward to learning about a local olive oil source I can trust.

THE TOUR AND TASTING INCLUDES:

• Introduction to the farm, meet the Durant family.

• History of olives and olive oil

• Tour of olive grove with Paul Durant

• Olive farming 101

• View the olive pressing mill in action

• Sample different olive oil varietals and Durant Vineyard wines

• Light snacks (but attendees are encouraged to bring a picnic to enjoy after the tour)

• Please dress appropriately as most of the activities are outdoors.

Cost is $15 ($10 for Slow Food members). Reservations must be made here by October 31.

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  • Svetlana

    Never new we have olive gardens in Oregon! I'm in!

    October 31, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    This sounds like so much fun! Wish I could go. Great find Davinna!

    October 15, 2013

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