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CropMobster Feeds a Hungry Planet

CropMobster Feeds a Hungry Planet

CropMobster™ Supporting Local Producers, Preventing Food Waste and Feeding People! Would you be surprised to learn that nearly half of a small farm’s crop goes to waste? For years, small farms have faced the same dilemma. How to address the issue of food waste and […]

Crop Seasonality in Northern California

Crop Seasonality in Northern California

Do you shop for the freshest produce of the season? I’ve just completed a resource for my Northern California readers. Crop availability depends on a number of factors including Mother Nature…

Peacot

Peacot

Continuing in the stone fruit vein, I proudly introduce the Peacot. One of the latest in a whole family of stone-fruit crosses like Apriums and Pluots. A Peacot is a brilliant combination of peach and apricot. The velveteen skin of the peach and the texture of the peach…

Peacotum

Peacotum

A Peacotum is a trifecta of flavors bred into one perfectly gilded, blushed beauty. If you’re a fan of stone fruit and the sight of apricots, peaches and plums romance your palate then you must try this new hybrid. Don’t worry, this isn’t an evil Genetically Modified Organism.

U-Pick in Brentwood

U-Pick in Brentwood

  The 2013 fruit season is heating up! Break out the cherry pitters, canning equipment, recipes and baking dishes. Spring in the Bay Area is heralded by a wave of fresh produce that begins in May and continues into well into the winter. Urbane Bay […]