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Monthly Archives

February 2016

Monthly Archives: February 2016

La Terra offers over 30 varieties of Olive Oils and Balsamic vinegars to our customers! We have different types of quality, delicious olives, jams, mustards, tapenades, spreads, seasonings, dip mixes, dipping cups & plates, beautifully constructed cutting boards, kitchen accessories and body products (olive oil soaps, liquid & bar), healthy snacks for our furry friends as well!

Extra Virgin Olive Oil Facts

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Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO) is made by crushing olives and extracting the juice, that’s it! No Chemicals are used for extraction of oil nor is industrial refining a part of the process; unlike other available cooking oils!

Extra virgin is the highest quality and most expensive olive oil classification. A quality EVOO has no defects and a flavor of fresh olives.

The oil is made entirely by mechanical methods without the use of any solvents. The production takes place in temperatures that will not degrade the oil.

February 3rd, 2016

Health Benefits

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According to the Olive Oil Times report by Isabel Putinja, July 20, 2015, Polyphenols in olive oil can reduce cardiovascular risks by decreasing bad cholesterol levels and atherogenicity.

Very interesting article on some benefits of olive oils!

So basically, if you are concerned about your LDL being too high, kick into some quality La Terra Olive oil and pay attention to the rest of your diet as well!

February 3rd, 2016

Gift Baskets

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Time for a delicious change!

Gifts of Extra virgin olive oils and Balsamic vinegars are paired and ready to go in beautiful wooden gift boxes for ease of shopping; a great stop through on your way to a soiree. Don’t you think piling up the hostess with bottles of wine grows old?

Baskets can/are also prepared with herbal salts, packets for dips, cutting boards, dipping bowls and certainly our oils and vinegars! We make them to your liking!

February 3rd, 2016

Art March

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La Terra is involved in the monthly Art March, which falls on the first Friday of every month.  Joe and Linda enjoy opening the shop doors and welcoming guests into La Terra to enjoy some oil and vinegar tastings, foods created with the shop products and of course something to sip; a glass of wine, warm apple cider, juice or water.

During these open house “Sip N Shop” evenings there will always be a product or two at a great price!

February 3rd, 2016