Olive Picking 2011

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Below you will find photos from our 2011 picking. A shorter affair this year simply because we had less fruit. It’s only when you come to post the photos you find who’s missing or is only in a bad photo – for anyone missing, next year maybe….

First Weekend – Saturday

Olives picking in 2011 - 1st Weekend Saturday 1
Our Irish helpers Lorraine and Laura – love the gumboots!

Olive picking 2011 - 1st Weekend Saturday 2
To work…

Picking Olives in 2011 - 1st Weekend Saturday 3
Picking remaining pickling olives.

Picking Olives in 2011 - 1st Weekend Saturday 4
Soup for Lunch.

Picking Olives in 2011 - 1st Weekend Saturday 5
Family sorting 1, getting rid of the twigs before crating.

Picking Olives in 2011 - 1st Weekend Saturday 6.
Family sorting 2.

Picking Olives in 2011 - 1st Weekend Saturday 7.
Finally dinner.

Second Weekend – Saturday

Picking Olives in 2011 - 2nd Weekend Saturday 1.
Crating sorted olives.

Picking Olives in 2011 - 2nd Weekend Saturday 2.
Jude at work.

Second Weekend – Sunday

Picking Olives in 2011 - 2nd Weekend Sunday 1.
Loaded and ready for the drive to the press.

Picking Olives in 2011 - 2nd Weekend Sunday 2.
You can take the climber away from the cliff but he can’t stop climbing!

 

 

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