Tag Archives: Fruit

Love fruit? Interested in foraging? Join the Spectacular Fruit Tree Ramble

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Peaches on a tree at the Gardner Peach Orchard in Locust Grove, GA. Photo by Johnny Crawford

Calling all fruit lovers and urban foragers!

On May 21, attendees of the Spectacular Fruit Tree Ramble will put on their “fruit goggles” and explore the fruit trees around the Virginia-Highland neighborhood. The event is hosted by Concrete Jungle, an Atlanta-based nonprofit that brings otherwise neglected fruit from urban areas to those without access to fresh produce.

Spectacular Fruit Tree Ramble participants will get to closer look at the more than 20 different fruit trees growing in the area, from blueberries to pomegranates to peaches and ...

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Here’s What a $22 Strawberry Looks Like

Source: Grub Street NY

Think a $18 cup of coffee is excessive? How about a single strawberry for $22? Part of Japan’s grand tradition of wildly overpriced fruit, the so-called Kotoka strawberry is sold at upscale Hong Kong supermarket, and purveyor of $522 apples, CitySuper.

Beyond the exorbitant …

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Food Industry Goes Beyond Looks to Fight Waste

Source: NY Times Food

In the U.S. and Europe, consumers snap up tasty fruits and vegetables that have physical imperfections, but also come with lower prices.

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San Lorenzo di Lerchi Journal: Italian Grows Forgotten Fruit. What She Preserves Is a Culture.

Source: NY Times Food

Like her father before her, Isabella Dalla Ragione scours the countryside in search of varieties that no longer satisfy agricultural trends, market demands and modern tastes.

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San Lorenzo di Lerchi Journal: Italian Grows Forgotten Fruit. What She Preserves Is a Culture.

Source: NY Times Food

Like her father before her, Isabella Dalla Ragione scours the countryside in search of varieties that no longer satisfy agricultural trends, market demands and modern tastes.

Read full article >>