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FAQS

AM I RECEIVING AN OLIVE TREE? IS MY OLIVE OIL FROM ONE TREE?

You will receive olive oil from the year’s crop, harvested from your tree and its brother trees in the same grove.

IS THE OLIVE OIL EXTRA VIRGIN?

All of the olive oil is from a single harvest, first cold-pressed and extra virgin.

ARE ALL THE GROVES LOCAL?

All our groves are located in Partanna, TP in Sicily

ARE ALL THE GROVES CERTIFIED ORGANIC?

No, but they all use organic or sustainable methods of farming, even if they aren’t certified.

WHY DO I HAVE TO PAY UPFRONT FOR A GROVESHARE - ADOPT AN OLIVE TREE?

Participating in the Adopt an Olive tree program is a way of supporting  farmers. By paying upfront, you are supporting our local Sicilian farmers directly, and allowing them to have funds needed to kick-off his growing season. We think it’s a great way for consumers to participate in the growing process from start to finish.

WHEN DO YOU DELIVER MY ADOPT AN OLIVE TREE BOX?

The olive harvest happens in November — exact time and length of harvest depends on nature and varies each year. After harvest, pressing, packing and shipping, the earliest deliveries will arrive mid-January and we keep delivering through March. We will be in touch about exact shipping and expected delivery dates, but please feel free to get in touch with any questions or requests at theolivesmith@gmail.com

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