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Figueroa Farms

We have an organic orchard and a state-of-the-art olive mill. We produce several different olive oils, and also offer public milling, bottling, and consulting services.
We are located in the beautiful Santa Ynez Valley in Santa Barbara County, at the foot of Figueroa Mountain. We are certified as an organic farm by the California Certified Organic Farmers, CCOF. We farm our land in a way that emphasizes the use of renewable resources and the conservation of soil and water to enhance environmental quality for future generations. We also use solar energy through a photovoltaic installation in order to take advantage of the many sunny days in the Santa Ynez Valley. We have about 4,500 olive trees and a state-of-the-art Pieralisi mill. We offer public milling, bottling and labeling, and consulting services. We are interested in buying quality olives. Please call us or e-mail us to ask for details. To buy one of our award winning extra virgin olive oils, please visit our on-line store at www.FigueroaFarmsBoutique.com.
Address
P.O. Box 206 Santa Barbara
93460 Santa Ynez, CA
United States
Phone: 805-686-4890
Website
First Year in Business
2003
Grower and/or Producer
We grow olive trees

We have chosen the following trees for our organic orchard in Santa Ynez: Frantoio, Itrana, Leccino, San Felice, Maurino, Grappolo, Pendolino, Manzanillo, and Sevillano.
We produce olive oil

We produce a range of several high quality organic and traditional extra virgin olive oils. They are produced from different olive varieties at different levels of ripeness to achieve various taste profiles. All the olives are harvested by hand, milled immediately after picking without the use of heat or extra water. The oil is stored in stainless steel fusti or dark glass to ensure the best protection from oxidation.
Supplier and/or Service Provider
We provide bottling services

We provide bottling and labeling services, including for organic oils. We can accommodate small to medium sized jobs. We offer a quick turn-around service.
Miller
We have a public mill

We provide certified organic milling services

We have community milling days

Minimum quantity (in pounds)
500pounds

Maximum Daily Capacity (in tons)
10tons

We have a state-of-the art Pieralisi mill that combines the best of traditional and modern methods. It is designed to increase yields, optimize flavors, decrease the bitterness sometimes found in traditional hammermills, and preserve anti-oxidants. This mill is particularly well suited to processing different batches from different orchards and to fine-tune the results depending on our clients’ needs.
Consultant
We provide consulting services for the olive oil industry

We are in the unique position of having personal experience with planting orchards, growing olives and maintaining an organic orchard, making olive oil, packaging and marketing it, running small and large businesses, and doing building design and construction. This allows us to provide advice to our clients based on actual field experience in all these areas. This has helped them save thousands of dollars.
Olive Oil Purveyor
We are a retailer of olive oil and/or olive products

We offer products that are COOC Certified, Organic, Estate Grown

We sell several high quality organic and traditional extra virgin olive oils at the retail level in stores and on our website at www.figueroafarmsboutique.com. We offer regular bottle and gallon containers for olive oil fanatics. Our oils are produced from different olive varieties at different levels of ripeness to achieve various taste profiles. Our oils are high in anti-oxidants, which means that they tend to be of medium to strong taste.
We are a wholesaler of olive oil and/or olive products

We offer products that are COOC Certified, Organic, Estate Grown

We sell our high quality organic and traditional extra virgin olive oils wholesale to stores and restaurants in various sizes. Their taste varies from medium to strong. We also offer gift sets and seasonal oils.
Name Shawn Addison
Company Figueroa Farms
Title
Proprietor
E-mail
Telephone
805-686-4890
Shawn graduated from Stanford University with an M.A. from the Food Research Institute. He owned a landscape and a construction company and has extensive management experience. After he and his wife, Antoinette, inherited an olive orchard in Provence and got acquainted with olives, they decided to plant an olive orchard and start a milling business in the Santa Ynez Valley in 2003. They bought The Olive Oil Source in 2008. Shawn was a member of the Board of Directors of the California Olive Oil Council from 2005 to 2007.
Name Antoinette Addison
Company Figueroa Farms
Title
Proprietor
E-mail
Telephone
805-686-4890
Antoinette received an M.S. in Agricultural Sciences from the prestigious Ecole Nationale d'Agronomie in France where she was top of her class. She then received an M.A. and a Ph.D. from the Food Research Institute at Stanford University. After more than 15 years as Director of Budgets for Stanford University, it was time to return to her first interests, agriculture and food, with Figueroa Farms and The Olive Oil Source which she runs with her husband, Shawn.