Celebrate the Olive Harvest was the brainchild of Greg Scopas of Salumeria Fontana. He wanted to let people experience what good, local olive oil is all about. Slow Food Waitakere were delighted to help him do just that. Read to the end and see how to win a bottle of Salumeria Fontana 2015 Olive Oil.
Having funSupporting our growers and artisan producers is at the heart of Slow Food and Celebrate the Olive Harvest showed us just how much fun it can be. Being invited into Greg's world and that of our local olive growers was a real treat.
We had a great turnout (much bigger than expected).
|Our Italian guests|
|Meet the food writers|
Learning lots about olive oilWe got see to how to make the oil from beginning to end - Greg's passion and expertise are inspiring. Our Slow Food team loved the opportunity to work with him.
|Greg Scopas and Anutosh|
Lots of sharing
As well as Greg sharing his expertise we got to taste the 2014 and 2015 Salumeria Fontana oil and to eat some fantastic food.
The oil was very good.
|Greg shares his knowledge|
|Tasting the oil|
The food was delicious.
Pizza with Massimo's mozzarella, Salumeria Fontana Sausages, pumpkin soup, sweet treats and coffee and Daily Organics kombucha kept everyone happy.
|The pizza oven was working overtime|
|Time to eat|
Win a bottle of Salumeria Fontana Olive OilRuth was the winner on the day so now its your turn to be in the win.
All you have to do is LIKE our Facebook page.
Finally, big thank you to everyone who helped make Olives such a great event.