Blueberries, blackberries, persimmons and plums! What is your local fruit IQ? Do you know when local fruit is in season and where to get it? The blog below, written by Barth Anderson, is about his discovery of in-season local fruit. I found it entertaining, enlightening and encouraging. It was also a humorous reminder that if you don’t eat the healthy, delicious local fruit that is in season, someone else will!
wherever you are, whatever climate or altitude, I guarantee there is a conspiracy of sunlight and sugar being committed behind your back, and it’s high-time for you to expose it. Do you know which berries are fattening on bushes around you? Do you know when the local fruits are sweetest, richest in vitamins? Which farmers are plucking and packing them right now? You don’t have a lot of time to figure it out. Growing seasons of small, local farmers are brief, so, to the swift goes the race, and I’ll be blunt: I am the swift, and the race goes to me.
Read the full article here. I hope you enjoy it and then find some local fruit to enjoy and to share!