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December 12, 2019


Harvest Video

Okay, so we're not professional cinematographers, but we're proud of our work! Check out our video to see how we make our olive oil. You'll also get to see some of the important members of the team, not to mention some pretty cool scenery. 

By the way, that's Sparta in the background when we're speaking. 

December 01, 2019


Early Harvesting Matters

Does harvest time matter? 

7 reasons why it makes a big difference for producers and for consumers.

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July 05, 2019



US tariffs on olive oil imported from the EU would only hurt Americans.

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May 22, 2018


2017-2018 Harvest Analysis Results

Here are our 2017-2018 chemical analysis reports. A note about the "note" column. The acronyms USDA and COOC stand for US Department of Agriculture and California Olive Oil Council, respectively. Those standards are the most stringent in the United States and among the most stringent in the world. The acidity level of 0.16% is exceptionally low and is the lowest value we've ever had for one of our main product lines. 

April 23, 2018


Original and Founder's Reserve Fully Back in Stock!

We're excited to announce that our Original blend is now fully back in stock. Along with our Founder's Reserve, we've got a full compliment of oils ready to deliver. 

The new Original blend is an amazing oil. It's got a nice balance of fruity, nutty, herbal, and savory undertones that makes it perfect for just about anything! 


A couple other notes: 

- Farmer's Market season is back! Our first market was last weekend and several more start in the coming weeks. Be sure to check out the Find Us page for more details.

- We are hiring! If you (or someone you know) is interested in a fun way to get out and interact with fellow foodies, please take a look at our Join Us page.

- We're still collecting interest regarding our Fall Culinary Tour of Sparta. Please check out the details on our sister page:

February 26, 2018


The New Harvest Is Here!

Well, actually it’s mostly here. Almost diametrically opposed to the previous harvest, the 2017-2018 harvest was a great one. Favorable conditions during the growing season led to some amazing yields for the harvest period. Normally, the harvest is complete by the end of January, but this year, many farmers are still finishing up their harvests now. 

Our harvest was complete by the beginning of January and the first shipment arrived here in the US in late January. During that time, we’ve been testing, filling, and delivering many backorders. The oil for our Original blend isn’t quite ready, but our Founder’s Reserve is ready to go! This year’s Reserve is remarkable—very aromatic with strong green fruity notes. Quite peppery and with a pleasant pungency, this oil does very well with pastas, heartier vegetables, and seafood. It’s an unbelievable dipping oil, too. 

We’re expecting the Original to be ready by late-March. In the meantime, grab a bottle of our new Founder’s Reserve or fill up your existing bottle with a refill pack. We also have a few more bottles of our Alpha Batch available.

Feel free to get in touch if you have any questions or want to know more about this year’s harvest. (Or, for anything else!)
November 28, 2017


2017 Harvest Update and New Product!

We’ve been working hard on the new harvest and are very excited about the results. While Mother Nature decided we needed some rain days, we managed several days of good olive picking. So far, it looks like a success!
To top it off, we were able to get a few bottles of the very first batches of oil in production in time for the holidays. So, for a limited time, we’re offering our newest product—Spartan Oil Founder’s Reserve Alpha Batch
This is a truly exceptional oil, with strong green fruity notes and intense pepperiness. Preliminary analysis results indicate that polyphenol levels are at or above therapeutic levels. 
Grab a bottle while you can—at $19 this is an exceptional value. Enjoy it raw on salads, drizzled on steamed and roasted vegetables or soaked in a nice warm slice of bread.
Our normal Original and Founder’s Reserve blends will be available again in January or February, so this will be the only available product in the meantime.
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