Tag Archives: Kalamata olives

RTBG- Olives supplement as at 30 Sept 2019

In a July blog post I explained that a few of us, whole working at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG), picked black Kalamata olives when we volunteered in the Food Garden.  In that earlier blog post I showed a couple … Continue reading

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RTBG – progress of olive preparations 7 July 2019

From previous posts you know that I am preparing/pickling Kalamata olives by two means. The contrast will help me to determine which method I prefer once the process is complete. For the collection of olives swimming in a brine bath … Continue reading

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RTBG 4th July 2019  –  3 of 3

When we arrived back at the Food Garden court of the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (RTBG) from our Nursery experience, other volunteers were sprawled along stone walls and seated in make shift places enjoying a lunch break.  Occasional birdsong could … Continue reading

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RTBG-27 June 2019 post 2 of 2

Yesterday you read about the picking of the Kalamata olives at the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, and that I brought some home to prepare for eating. I decided to try both methods recommended by Food Garden Coordinator Adam, in order … Continue reading

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