This Week's Box: April 16, 2018

Murcott Mandarines
Twin Girls Farm, Dinuba, CA
Murcott Mandarins are a cross between a sweet orange and a tangerine. They are known for their rich flavor and deeply hued flesh and juice. Their small size and sweet juice make them a favorite with little ones.

Hass Avocado
Churchill-Brenneis Orchard, Ojai, CA
Creamy in texture, nutty in flavor, with a small to medium seed. The Hass skin is easy to peel and darkens from green to purplish-black as it ripens.

Navel Oranges
Olsen Organic Farm, Lindsey, CA
California Navel Oranges are considered to be the best Navels for eating out of hand. They have a thick skin that is easy to peel, are seedless and have a sweet flesh that makes them a
perfect snack.

Star Ruby Grapefruit
Eco Farm, Temecula, CA
The Grapefruit is said to be a cross between the Jamaican sweet orange and the Indonesian pomelo, first documented in 1750. Under its thick, red-blushed skin you’ll find an aromatic, ruby red, juicy flesh with a perfect sweet tart flavor.

Pixies Mandarins
Churchill-Brenneis Orchard, Ojai,CA
A unique variety of mandarin, the tough skin of this late season tangerine gives way to a delightfully robust flavor.

Fuji Apple
Cuyama Farm, New Cuyama, CA
Fujis are a cross between Red Delicious and Ralls Janet, an heirloom apple dating back to Thomas Jefferson.  They are one of the sweetest variety apples around making them a household favorite.

Albion Strawberries
Arroyo Grande Berry Farm, Arroyo Grande, CA
The Albion is a newer variety strawberry developed at UC Davis. The sweet flavor and firm flesh make the Albion an excellent dessert or preserving berry. For longest life please store in the fridge and only wash right before eating.

 

All Varieties Are Subject to Change

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