People & Places

Help Us Fight Heart Disease and Enter to Win!

Win a California Central Coast Olive Oil Getaway! We believe that a happy heart is a healthy heart and that a healthy lifestyle can be a delicious pursuit. One lucky supporter of our Happy Hearts fundraiser will win a trip to California’s Central Coast that’s worth its weight in liquid gold. The winner will receive… read more

2014 Paso Robles Olive Festival: Supporting the Artisan Grower

Each year our recipe contest winners gather at the Paso Robles Olive Festival to eat, drink and get inspired by the Golden State’s olive oil bounty. Even if you didn’t enter a winning recipe, the festival is a must-do event for California’s olive oil lovers. The goal of this annual celebration is to rally support… read more

2014 Recipe Contest Winners Announced!

The results for the 2014 Discover Cooking with California Olive Oil Recipe Contest are in and we have several winners to announce! Winners have been selected from each participating We Olive location (including our online customers), the people have chosen their favorite recipe through our online voting system, and our panel of judges has selected… read more

Green Beyond the Extra Virgin Olive Oil

We Olive was founded on the idea that the small olive growers in California deserved a platform to share their high-quality, low-yield extra virgin olive oil that by nature cannot compete with the pricing of its mass produced (and often adulterated) grocery store cousin. Many of those small farmers employ sustainable practices, farm organically and… read more

EVOO for a Year Winners Announced!

A huge thank you to all of our loyal We Olive lovers that donated to the American Heart Association during American Heart Month. Each of our eleven locations has drawn a winner from the thousands of donations and without further ado, here are the winners of a year’s supply of California Extra Virgin Olive Oil!… read more

We Olive Thousand Oaks Now Serving Wine!

We Olive Thousand Oaks is now serving wine! The retail store and wine bar, located in the Oaks Mall, opened earlier this year with a focus on California Extra Virgin Olive Oil, artisan vinegars and gourmet foods. They are now adding small-production, boutique California wines to their offerings. Wine service begins this week with a… read more

We Olive & the Paso Robles Olive Festival – Celebrating 10 Years!

This year the Paso Robles Olive Festival and We Olive each celebrate their 10th anniversary! As co-founder and chief sponsor of the olive festival, our goal is to rally support for California’s artisan growers and help raise awareness and promote growth of our emerging industry. The festival, which has grown bigger and more popular over… read more

‘Best of the Fest’ Guide 2013

The Paso Robles Olive Festival brings everything we love (California olive oil, delicious food, artisan wine, and craft beer) to an all-day party that’s fit for the entire family. There’s a lot see, do, and taste, which is why we’ve picked our favorite festival highlights to help you make your must-see list! What to Eat:… read more

Meet the Cook – Grand Prize Winner Margee Berry

Last year’s grand prize winning recipe in the 2013 Discover Cooking with California Olive Oil Recipe Contest was the Tropical Thai Sunburn Salmon with Pineapple Chutney & Cooling Cucumber Salad from Margee Berry, a We Olive OC Mix customer. We did a little Q&A with Margee to find out a little bit more about her… read more

And the Grand Prize Goes to…

After much debate and even more tasting, we’ve selected a recipe that is worthy of being crowned the Discover Cooking with California Olive Oil Recipe Contest Grand Prize Winner. The 2013 grand prize goes to…. Margee Berry of We Olive OC Mix Tropical Thai Sunburn Salmon with Pineapple Chutney and Cooling Cucumber Salad Margee will… read more