Category: Produce

July 26, 2022

Celebrate Local Produce at Oliver’s this Week!

Our customers know that the Produce Department is the foundation of our stores, which goes all the way back to our beginnings in 1988, when Oliver’s founder Steve Maass transitioned from working in the produce business for many years to operating his first grocery store. We are very proud to be named “Best Local Produce” […]

June 28, 2022

Make Your Independence Day Delicious

Do summer holidays get any better than Independence Day? Red, whiten and blue everywhere, great weather, grilling, seasonal food, friends, family, fun – and fireworks!! Here at Oliver’s, we are doing our best to bring you all of the ingredients needed for a fitting celebration of America’s birthday, whether you want to pick everything up […]

June 7, 2022

Sensational Stone Fruits are Here!

In botany, stone fruits are technically called drupes. The term stone fruit comes from the stone-hard covering that you find surrounding the single large seed found at the fruit’s core. The stone supports the fruit while it hangs from the tree branch by its stem by providing a way for nutrients to pass from the […]

May 11, 2022

Home is Where the Pizza Is!

Let’s be honest here. When did you last have a Pizza Night? You know, a gathering of friends or family where you top several crusts with everyone’s favorite sauce, cheese and toppings as you sip a beverage and socialize? It’s been a while, right? Well, this is the week to remedy the situation and get […]

March 15, 2022

A Love Fried and True – and Local: A ROCKY® Chicken Food Adventure!

Petaluma Poultry/ROCKY® Chicken If you live in Sonoma County, you hear a lot about ROCKY® the Free Range Chicken, but do you know the full story? Allen Shainsky was born into a family of egg farmers and developed his passion and respect for poultry at an early age. He founded Petaluma Poultry in 1969 and […]

March 8, 2022

St. Patrick’s Day Decoded

Where’s the Beef? Corned Beef That Is There’s nothing more Irish than corned beef and cabbage, right? Wrong? Well, it’s complicated. Corned beef and cabbage were actually adopted for the celebratory feast by Irish immigrants in New York City. The Irish working class frequented Jewish delis, which is where they first tasted the corned beef. […]

March 1, 2022

Asparagus 101 with Oliver’s!

On the Origins of Asparagus Our love-affair with asparagus in the West started around 2,000 years ago, in the area along the eastern stretch of the Mediterranean. While they started as a wild plant, it wasn’t long before people began working to cultivate the tasty spears domestically. The ancient Greeks and Romans were two such […]

February 8, 2022

All is Fair in Love and Football

Featured Drinks Ingredients: Grand Marnier Orange Liqueur (375 ml Bottle $19.99) Kettle One Vodka (750 ml Bottle $17.99) Recipes: Cupid’s Arrow Cosmo Playbook Party Punch Featured Appetizer Ingredient: Nicasio Valley Cheese Co. Locarno Brie ($18.99/Lb.) Recipes: Sweetheart Brie with Fig Preserves Game Day Brie with Sweet & Spicy Jelly Featured Main Dish Ingredients: Oliver’s Choice […]

February 1, 2022

Winter Citrus in the Lime-light!

A Zest-y History Fun fact: Did you know all citrus fruits can be traced back to a single ancestor? This great-great-great grandmother citrus tree originated in what was once a part of the Persian Empire, where it quickly diversified into several types of different citrus fruits, some of which we might recognize today and others […]

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