|Sorting Olives - Marin County 2011|
|Mexican Sage, Olive Tree in Background - Marin County 2011|
At the start of the month, the olive crop appeared to be fairly disappointing, but as the days progressed, more and more started to appear.
So Mike harvested the olives in stages over a 10-day period, adding them to the same brine. His theory is that over time the longish stay in the brine will compensate for the olives being put in at different times. We'll see.
For a detailed look at the whole process, see here.