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Nov. 8, 2021

Olive Harvest’s Return Creates Organic Space for Education, Community, and Sustainability

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Feb. 14, 2020

Lightning in a Bottle: Scripps’ Olive Oil Wins at International Competition

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Nov. 7, 2019

Olive and Well: College Revives Beloved Agrarian Tradition

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Joya Salas


November 8, 2021

Olive Harvest’s Return Creates Organic Space for Education, Community, and Sustainability

On November 5, Scripps hosted its traditional Olive Harvest, an event that furthers the College’s sustainability efforts by utilizing the campus’s edible plants as a food source. More than 200 students, faculty, staff, and members of the surrounding Claremont community harvested approximately 700 pounds of olives.

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February 14, 2020

Lightning in a Bottle: Scripps’ Olive Oil Wins at International Competition

Scripps’ olive oil has won a bronze medal award at the 2020 Los Angeles International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition. The label, designed by Scripps staff member Christine Olbrech, administrative assistant for the Office of Information Technology, also won a bronze medal for package design.

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November 7, 2019

Olive and Well: College Revives Beloved Agrarian Tradition

They are strong and have a lot of character, and though they aren’t generally temperamental, they have been known to snap when pushed too hard. These are the olive trees of Scripps College.

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