A Growing Passion

For the Love of Olives

Season 8 Episode 1 | 26m 46s | Video has closed captioning.

We tour groves of the region’s largest olive grower and olive oil producer. We discover olive varieties best for curing and eating, and others are best for gourmet oil. Viewers learn how to grow olive trees and how to deal with the dreaded olive fruit fly that can destroy entire crops. We see how olives are pressed for oil, olive oil tasting techniques, and the stunning array of olive dishes.

Aired: 09/24/20

Rating: NR

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A Growing Passion is a local public television program presented by KPBS.