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Olive Trees Arrive In Callaway

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Olive tree growers Cary and Jean Cloud have been involved in farming for over 50 years.  Although, olive trees are native to the Mediterranean Basin Jean, Cary says Florida has a climate that is conducive to growing olive trees too, and they are happy to bring the trees to the Callaway Farmers Market.  "There are tons of myths about olives, one is they won't grow in Florida because it's too humid or that it's too hot or too cold that's not true, Cary said.  Olive trees have been around for centuries and they are mentioned in the Bible and the Koran several times.  For more information on olive tree growers Cary and Jean Cloud visit their link at www.olivetreegrowers.com