We participated in Earth Day in Palo Alto. Why would we be there? Well, growing and selling locally certainly reduced our and our customers' carbon footprint, and we planted about 10,000 trees, that must help too, doesn't it?
More publicity for Olive oil, this time from the Huffington Post: Olive Oil, a Natural Painkiller
"Recent research has identified the antioxidant called oleocanthal, which is only found in extra-virgin olive oil. Scientists at the Monell Chemical Senses Center, in Philadelphia, found that oleocanthal in olive oil has a potency strikingly similar to that of the drug ibuprofen in inhibiting the cyclooxygenase (Cox) enzyme that causes pain and inflammation. Their findings were published in the science magazine Nature." (Leo Galland, M.D.). Interesting!