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  • 12 great recipes for grapefruit

    12 great recipes for grapefruit
    It seems to be a peculiarity of the citrus family that extremely different fruits find themselves grouped under a single name. Think “tangerine,” which includes everything from the pinkie-sized Kishu to some of the new varieties such as the Yosemite Gold that are as big as an orange.
  • Why almond growers aren't the water enemy

    Why almond growers aren't the water enemy
    A quarter-century ago, when I first started farming the fertile ground of western Fresno County, my crop was cotton. I wasn't alone. Back then, the San Joaquin Valley had more than 1 million acres of white gold. Federal water cost me — hard to...

    A dozen great recipes for artichokes

    A dozen great recipes for artichokes
    Probably 98% of people in America have only eaten artichokes prepared one way – steamed or boiled and then served with mayonnaise or melted butter. They don’t know what they’re missing. Sure, those big old heads are impressive...

    Baja farmworkers' strike crimping some produce supplies in U.S.

    Baja farmworkers' strike crimping some produce supplies in U.S.
    Farmworkers protesting low wages at Mexican export farms in Baja California timed their strike for the peak of the harvest season, and their bold tactics appear to be having an impact. Produce industry growers, retailers, shippers and importers on...

    Through thick and thin -- 12 recipes for spring asparagus

    Through thick and thin -- 12 recipes for spring asparagus
    Can it be mere coincidence that March heralds the arrival of both my birthday and the first California asparagus? I think not. As Einstein said, God doesn’t play dice with the universe. And while I no longer am filled with the same childlike...