This Week's Box: April 22, 2019

Navel Oranges
Olsen Organic Farms, 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 perfect snack. 

Star Ruby Grapefruit
Sundance, Sanger, CA
The Star Ruby has the deepest pink flesh of all the red grapefruits. The deeper the color flesh, the sweeter the flavor. These grapefruit are very juicy and close to seedless. 

Pixie Tangerines
Churchill-Brenneis Orchard, Ojai, CAThese sweet, seedless late season tangerines are a real treat! They have a thick skin and juicy sweet-tart flesh that makes them excellent for eating out of hand. Churchill's tangerines are a Chez Panisse favorite and we think will become one of yours too!

Granny Smith Apples
Cuyama Farm, Arvin, CA
A bright green skinned apple with a tart finish. Named after Maria Ann Smith who propagated the apple from a seed in Australia. They are a favorite for baking or salads.

Fuji Apples
Cuyama Farm, Arvin, 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.

Hass Avocado
Del Ray, Temecula, 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.