David & Lisa Lindholm - Leaping Goat

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Name

David and Lisa Lindholm

Business

Leaping Goat Extra Virgin Olive Oil 

Role

Owners, farmers 

What’s your product passion?

We’re passionate caring for our small Leaping Goat EVOO grove. Our home grown and bottled, award winning, boutique olive oil does us proud. As we like to say it’s the fresh flavours of the grove in a bottle. Many people ask how we named our business. When sitting in the sunshine one afternoon, planning the name and label with a friend, her dog frightened our baby goats. The goats jumped off our laps, ran around the back of our chook pen and onto the roof, then “lept” off. It inspired us to name our oil “Leaping Goat”. When my friend's 80 year old mother heard the story she insisted on painting the picture of the goats, Coco and Jeddy, leaping over an olive tree.

What does the Mornington Peninsula mean to you?

Our tree change to the Mornington Peninsula with two primary school children, in 2003, was the beginning of our exciting and rewarding new lifestyle, enjoying our work, sea and bush adventures and the evolution of our beautiful olive grove and oil. We wouldn’t live anywhere else!

Favourite place to eat?

Many Little at Red Hill has a beautiful atmosphere, delicious food and fabulous alternatives for vegetarians.

Favourite place to drink?

On the beach with a little glass of wine at sunset

Favourite place to see/go?

Bush walks up around Arthurs Seat with a drop into Seawinds at sunset to see the kangaroos and joeys, if we have international friends visiting.

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