Olive Oil

On this episdoe of Issues & Ideas: We learn more about a STEAM—science, technology, engineering, the arts and math—program for middle school students offered by the Foundation at Hearst Castle. And a nationwide shortage prompts distilleries in San Luis Obispo County to turn production over to hand sanitizer. We hear more about a nonprofit organization called 'School on Wheels' that tutors homeless children in Santa Barbara County. And Father Ian takes us on an educational tour of Central Coast olive groves and olive oil producers. 

Playing With Food: Central Coast olive oil

Mar 30, 2020
Fr. Ian Delinger

Explore the world of Central Coast olive oil with Father Ian on "Playing With Food."

George Cecchetti and Karen Chandler at the Lodi, California farm
Thomas Wilmer

Partners Karen Chandler and George Cecchetti had a grove of 100 olive trees on their farm. One day Karen decided on a whim to propose to George that they should go in to the olive oil business. Join Karen Chandler as she shares their journey of producing award-winning first-press, extra virgin olive oil on their Lodi, California family farm.    

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