An olive is the fruit of an olive tree, according to California Rare Fruit Growers. Most olive trees start to bear fruit, or olives, at about four years of age.
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Lindsay Champion’s writing has been published in Time Out New York, The New York Press, McSweeney’s, Fray Quarterly and SMITH Magazine. She has written hundreds of health and fitness articles for numerous internet publications. Champion earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, where she studied writing.