December 23, 2011

Keeping Your Card Information Safe

In this day and age, for every advance in technology, there is someone out there trying to exploit it. Since the recent card skimming incident at Lucky's, we here at Oliver's Market have spent the aftermath revisiting our security measures, to ensure that we are keeping our customer's information safe. Card skimming can take many […]

December 21, 2011

Mis-adventures of the Neophyte Baker Part 3

Even though I'm not a skilled baker, I really enjoy it.  My mother bakes a lot and has since I was a child.  I don't know why her baking genes didn't get passed down to me, but as I get older, I sure wish they had.  She has cookbooks older than me with grease-stained pages […]

December 5, 2011

Green Efforts: Dry Creek Vineyards

Dry Creek Vineyards, Fume Blanc, has been selected as Oliver’s Green Item of the Month, for December. Dry creek has proven themselves a leader in the sustainable wine making community. We are proud to partner with a business that shows a high level of commitment to making the best product and stewarding the land. Just […]

November 18, 2011

Mis-adventures of the Neophyte Baker Part 2

When the days get colder and shorter I always feel the need to nest. Maybe it harkens back to our days of hunting, gathering, and hibernating, but whatever it is, all I want to do is stay home and bake. My boyfriend loves and hates this time since he is the taste-tester and the dish-doer. […]

October 27, 2011

Landlords, Round-a-bouts and Cotati

We’ve received numerous requests to explain our motivations to build a new store in Cotati and our position regarding the various road designs being contemplated for Old Redwood Highway that may effect our decision to move forward with that development.  Our plans to build a new store on Old Redwood Highway close to the intersection […]

October 20, 2011

Mis-adventures of the Neophyte Baker

I decided that writing a blog entry for the Oliver's website about using fresh pumpkin instead of canned would be seasonal and fun.  I found a tasty-looking Alton Brown recipe for pumpkin bread that looked “kind of simple”, right up my alley.  Simple was the name of the game – I'm not a baker – […]

October 3, 2011

French Pastry Gets My Goat

Let me tell you a story of how a dented bar of goat butter started my culinary odyssey. I had never much thought about goat dairy as a food group, beyond the infrequent chunk of feta in a Greek salad or crumble of chevre on a salade composee in some gourmet ghetto.  It's probably because […]

September 8, 2011

Green Efforts

Oliver's is proud to announce the launch of our “Green Efforts” web page. This tab provides a way for us to keep interested citizens up to date on how our greening efforts are going. Our interactive slides allow you to see our sustainability mission, the guiding force for our efforts; where this mission has taken […]

June 20, 2011

From Behind the Cheese Counter

If you are an Oliver's shopper, you are very familiar with our GoLocal drumbeat.  It's pretty obvious why we keep pounding this particular instrument – we all like our jobs and want to continue to live in a beautiful place where great food matters; where people understand that reducing environmental impacts translates into green land, […]

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