Grape Harvest Over, Two to Go!

Do you want to take my picture? he asks.           We finished the grape harvest this week, just as showers came and the earth was as muggy as the Midwest. There is a certain joy and sigh of relief when the truck is loaded with a season’s labor and it is… Read more »

Happy Accidents and Antioxidants

Sun kissed Fuyu persimmon Happy Accidents and Antioxidants You may not find this imperfect fruit in your grocery, but if you cannot find one like it, it is a shame! ¬†Those incidents that cause imperfections: intense sun, worms, drought, also cause a stress response in the fruit that develops antioxidants. Because we consumers want perfect¬†fruit,… Read more »