When were Olives introduced to Georgia?
- Olive were introduced to Georgia by Spanish settlers who planted olive trees at missions established in southeast Georgia in the 1590s. Olives were a successful crop far into the 1800s until natural coastal disasters and demand for crops like cotton and tobacco had many farmers changing their production.
What are the health benefits of Olive Oil?
- Olive Oil has great health and beauty benefits. Taken daily olive oil improves intestinal function, provides anti-inflammatory fats, promotes bone formation, inhibits blood clot formation and promotes hormonal balance. It is great for skin and hair too!