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crate of oranges

Real Food: Citrus, Dates, and Peppers

If your city is covered in snow and ice, where are you going to get your fresh fruits and vegetables? In many cases, they’ll be grown in the low desert of California’s Imperial and Coachella Valleys. On the first leg of our farm tour with the California Farm Water Coalition we learned about growing spinach […]

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spinach crop

Real Food: Winter Salad Bowl

Where do the country’s families, grocery stores, restaurants, and food services get their leafy greens in the dead of winter? And where do those warm and dry regions get their water to be able to grow those crops? We got the answers to those questions and more last week while on a farm tour last […]

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peach cobbler

Real Food: Peach Picking and Packing

How do you like your peaches? In a pie? In ice cream? Or just fresh and whole, with juices dribbling down your chin? In the summertime we go through so many peaches in our house that it’s hard to choose a favorite way to eat them. And given that 70 percent of the fresh peaches […]

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