This Week's Box: February 11, 2019
Twin Girls Farm, Dinuba, CA
The Tangelo is a cross between a mandarin and grapefruit. Its skin is easy to peel and its flesh is a deep orange, tender and juicy with a rich and sweet tart flavor.
Taracco Blood Oranges
Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA
A beautiful orange to deep red flesh is revealed when you slice open a Tarocco. The flesh of the blood orange is firm- er and more dense than an orange and its flavor is a little more tart. These beauties sweeten and darken in color as the season progresses.
Pink Lady Apples
Smit Farm, Linden, 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.
Ray Brown, Valley Center, Ca
A California variety prized by specialty growers for it’s ability to withstand freezing and was aptly named “Fuerte” or strong in Spanish. It has a smooth, thin, grass green skin with pale green flesh. Fuerte are less oily than a Hass, but are rich and nutty in flavor.
Olsen Organic Farm, Lindsay, 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
All Varieties Are Subject To Change