Queen Creek Olive Mill marks Canada Week

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By Tami Hoey By Tami Hoey

QUEEN CREEK, Ariz. -- Many folks are celebrating Canada Week January 12-18, and The Queen Creek Olive Mill is no exception.

The Mill has set aside this week to honor and recognize their neighbors to the North who return to sunny Arizona during the winter months.  During the celebration, they will feature their tasty treats like Maple White Balsamic Glaze, Bacon Olive Oil, specialty Canadian Teas from Tea Royalty, and maple creams from Cerreta Candy Company.

The Eatery will serve special menu items all week long including Canadian bacon pizza, poutine (with signature French fries with brown gravy and cheese curds), butter tarts and Molson Beer.

"We have tons of Canadians who come see us," says Perry Rea, owner and master blender at Queen Creek Olive Mill. "So we have all kinds of different specials we're doing."

Special events will take place on the weekend, January 17 and 18, 2015. On Saturday, January 17, 2015, guests can enjoy live music in the Grove from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. featuring local band Hoodoo Casters, tea tasting by local vendor Tea Royalty and a complimentary wine tasting.

On Sunday, January 18, there will be live music in the Grove 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., featuring local band Notes from Neptune, local vendor tasting and complimentary wine tasting.

Regarded as one of Arizona's premier "agri-tourism" destinations, Queen Creek Olive Mill is the state's only producer of Extra Virgin Olive Oil.  A visit to Queen Creek Olive Mill in Queen Creek, Arizona offers information and tours about sustainable farming, olive tree varieties, harvesting, the milling process and the health benefits of olive oil.

The Olive Mill features the original on-site eatery serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, weekend live entertainment, wine tastings, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, product samplings, as well as tastings by local product vendors. 

For more information on the Olive Mill, or any of its additional retail and restaurant locations, go to www.QueenCreekOliveMill.com

Queen Creek Olive Mill
25062 S. Meridian Road
Queen Creek, Arizona 85142