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Greetings olive oil lovers,

The harvest is in, the olives have been pressed, and the oil is settling! It’s that time of year for organizing our olive oil shipment. Amazing to think what has happened in this past year since our last order. Who

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For love of an olive tree

It was love at first sight, once in the presence of her gnarly, twisted, silvery leafed beauty. For I sensed from her a divinity, a deep soulful wisdom, an unflinching rootedness, both hollowed and holy. And when she bore her

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Sold Out!

Rare Lynx is sold out of all olive oils and we know how much you are missing them too! We continue on our mission to carry the message of the wonders of true authentic olive oil to the world. Please

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Rare Lynx on Momondo!

We hit the big time! Our “Out of the Oven”  post for Arroz de Pato   is featured in “20 Mouthwatering Portuguese dishes you need to try!” on the beautiful blog travel site !     We are so happy that “Our man

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Farmer’s Markets: the heartbeat of community!

Over our years living abroad including residences in Malta, Sicily, and Portugal, we learned a great deal about the vitality of  communities, what is central to quality of living, and where to find the heart beat of a town. As

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Getting fresh 2014

Dear All, We are back from an extended stay in Portugal, missing some of the very hard weather of Virginia this past winter! It was actually very rainy and cool there, but the fields began to explode with color, a

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Seasons Greetings!

We are grateful for the amazing reception we have had this past year of our launch. We are also looking forward to our continuing friendships, old and new, and a rich and prosperous new year for all. Many thanks to the rest of

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Finding Rare Lynx!

To all our local yokels (you know who you are!), This is a reminder to support locally owned shops this season and always. And  in case you missed the “Give a Little Lynx Love” mailing last week where we gave you the list of shops

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So What’s New?

  We are so excited to introduce the newest additions to our line of Rare Lynx products!   First of all we have created two new olive oil infusions. “Sun Lynx“ is infused with the best Shenandoah Valley sun dried tomatoes and

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Wild thing!

  We have some exciting “Wild” announcements  to share with you! First of all we were very pleased and surprised to discover that our Wild Red Spread and Rare Red Rub are featured in the beautiful Edible Blue Ridge magazines’s Fall issue on their “Dig In!” page, suggestions for

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Welcome to Rare Lynx!

Denise Hyland under an old olive treeRare Lynx has had a life of its own in many ways. It has been a true Odyssey, a personal journey of discovery full of lessons and hidden treasures, with food at its center. We are frequently asked questions regarding our story, our experiences, and inspirations. We hope to answer some of them here and share in our quest to bring you the very best for your table. Welcome! Thanks for joining us! Denise