Well, oil be!

A keen bunch of olive pickers turned out to John and Gail Riddell’s olive grove last Friday.

Armed with enthusiasm and cold drinks, friends and family set to and in about five hours’ picked about 407 kilos of fruit from 25 trees.

About 230 olive trees were planted in 2008 – the three varieties are Picual, a Spanish pollinator, and Leccino and Frantoio, both from Tuscany.

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