This Week's Box: December 24, 2018

Warren Pears
Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA
The Warren pear has a classic European texture — soft and juicy with a melting mouthful. It has a sweet flavor and avoids the typical grittiness found in most other pear varieties. 

Pink Lady Apples
Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA    
Pink Lady Apples are a cross between the Golden Delicious and Lady Williams. They are a crisp and juicy apple with a tart finish. Pink skins and a creamy white colored flesh that resists browning make this an
excellent apple for salads and slicing.

Newtown Pippin Apples
Fruitilicious Farm, Watsonville, CA 
Newtown Pippin is one of the oldest American apple varieties, being well-known in the 18th century and is designated by Slow Food as an Arc of Taste variety. This Pippin has a balanced sweet/tart flavor.  It is an excellent apple for eating out of hand or baking.

  Hayward Kiwi
Chiechi Farm, Live Oak, CA
Originally known as the Chinese gooseberry due to its Chinese origins. Hayward Wright, a New Zealand nurseryman propagated his plants by grafting, and they eventually became the preferred cultivar of growers due to their sweet flavor.

Clementines
Olsen Organic Farm, Lindsay, CA
Clementines are very sweet, juicy, easy to peel, and usually seedless, making them very popular with children and adults alike.

All Varieties Are Subject To Change