Posts Tagged "strawberry"


Berry Berry Good News

Berry Berry Good News


Posted By on Mar 12, 2013

The New Year rings in not only change, but brings with it some berry berry good news. That time of year starts the delivery of fresh berries from here in Florida, to us locally and to everyone around the country as well. Strawberry season is in full swing and as it winds down it yields the lead to America’s second favorite berry (after the strawberry); the blueberry. The blueberries have just started arriving from the fields and will...

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The Fool on the Strawberry Hill

The Fool on the Strawberry Hill


Posted By on Apr 3, 2012

What better way to open the month of April, which welcomes us as fools (and I with a total malapropism of Beatles classics) than with the Foole of Strawberries. Strawberries are a treat; delicious sun sweetened harbingers of the bounty to come, they are among the first of fruits to give yield. They are also among the top five fruits in terms of delivering antioxidants (and a great source of vitamin C) per weight of fruit. In addition...

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This spring was welcomed by a special full moon, the perigee, or super moon. Since the orbit of the moon is elliptical, there are times when it is closer; the time it is closest is known as the perigee and this year was the closest the moon has been since 1992. Ancient lore recounts how plants grown and harvested under the full moon were imbued with an extra potency and vibrancy. So we gathered some traditional harbingers of spring,...

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