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Farm Focus: Switching Gears for Stone Fruit Season

The last few weeks there has been a palpable change on the farm as we switch gears for summer stone fruit season. You can feel the excitement in groups of people huddled around the box of the first cherries coming

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Recipe: Cherry & Strawberry Storage

3 Rules for Storing Strawberries & Cherries Wash as you go. Wash strawberries & cherries only before eating them. This is important for two reasons. Fruit are like sponges, so once wet, they soak up every bit of moisture, making

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Recipe: Asparagus, Apple & Chicken Salad

Recipe from Taste of Home Ingredients 1 cup cut fresh asparagus (1-inch pieces) 2 tablespoons cider vinegar 2 tablespoons canola oil 2 teaspoons honey 2 teaspoons minced fresh parsley 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1 cup cubed cooked chicken

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Fruit of the Week: May 8th

Fruit of the Week: Sweet Ann Strawberries JW Farms, Watsonville, CA The Sweet Anne is a fairly new variety, created in 2005 to grow in the coastal climates like Santa Cruz County. Sweet Anns are usually big, conically-shaped berries with

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Farm Focus: Meet Estaban Martinez from JW Farm!

When I asked Estaban how long he’d been farming, his reply was “all my life”. His father came to the US from Jalisco, Mexico. In Mexico his father worked for Riverside Farm which grew produce for import to the United

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