This tractor has way more experience than I do.

I never owned or even operated a tractor for any significant amount of time before I planted the olive orchard. I traced down old operator manuals and researched various blogs and forums. I learned enough to know that older Ford tractors are workhorses, nearly bullet-proof and relatively inexpensive! They were also produced in large numbers, … Continue reading This tractor has way more experience than I do.

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How I ended up producing olive oil…

Boparai Farms Our family home in Lemoore, California included an old plum orchard when we first moved in. The year was 1996. The plum trees were beyond there useful production life yet we kept the orchard for a few years longer. Eventually the orchard needed to be removed and we leased out the land to … Continue reading How I ended up producing olive oil…