We offer consultations on various aspects of olive orchard establishment and management, including planning, planting, pruning, fertilizing, watering and harvesting. We are available for on-site property evaluations and meetings at McEvoy Ranch, working on both large and small-scale projects. Phone consultations are also available when travel is prohibitive. 

Samantha Dorsey is available for olive orchard consultations at McEvoy Ranch or by phone only. She has worked at the ranch since 2001 and is now the Farming Manager. She has consulted for olive orchards throughout California and into Oregon, south to Baja, Mexico and as far east as Texas. She conducts annual workshops at the ranch on olive tree care and has contributed to olive workshop panel discussions at UC Davis. 

Guillermo Barba is available for on-site olive orchard consultation services at your property. Guillermo has worked at the ranch since 1991, and his extensive experience and knowledge of pruning and olive tree care provide customers with comprehensive expert advice.

To see a list of upcoming olive workshops at McEvoy Ranch, please visit our Tours and Workshops page.

RATE: $175/hr (Includes consultation and travel time. The minimum charge for consultation is one hour.)

Samantha Dorsey 
707.769.4123 (Se habla español)

To schedule an appointment for a consultation, please complete the following form. We will contact you upon receipt to determine the date and time.

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Samantha Dorsey

Guillermo Barba