Give the delicious gift of farm-fresh fruit and healthy snacks
October 4, 2018
Fall is a perfect time to start thinking about holiday gifts. December will be here before you know it, but not to worry! The FruitGuys has a range of tasty and distinctive options that make giving affordable and easy, not to mention delicious. Valued clients, vendors, business partners, and...
Summer to fall transition brings new fruit into the rotation
October 2, 2018
The arrival of autumn marks a time of transition. We return to school and a “regular” work schedule (no more closing down early on Fridays to head to the beach!), we don our jackets, and we welcome the new season’s offerings. At The FruitGuys, we’re very much attuned to nature’s seasonal changes...
Bring some fruitful fun to your workplace on Tuesday, October 2
September 27, 2018
You’ve been waiting all year for it—now the time has arrived. That’s right, the 4th annual National Fruit at Work Day is here! Tuesday, October 2, 2018, marks this not-so-solemn observance that celebrates the joys and benefits of eating fruit at work. There’s no better way to fuel your busy...
Farmer suicide is a public health threat and could hurt our food supply
August 14, 2018
The Farm-to-Table movement of the last decade has celebrated local farmers and their rural lifestyle. Sustainable farming is a wholesome and noble occupation that provides nutritious whole foods to an often urban clientele hungry for authenticity and health. Farming is a demanding and difficult...
How to keep your favorite fruit fresh through the summer heat
July 19, 2018
Heat waves are forecast across much of the U.S. this summer. This is unwelcome news for most of us—sweaty commutes, poor air quality, and less time to enjoy the outdoors. Snacking on fresh fruit is a great way to hydrate, stay cool, and avoid feeling sluggish during summer’s dog days. But excessive...
Gifts for all the fruit lovers on your list
November 30, 2017
It’s the most wonderful time of the year: Time to string the lights or kindle the candles. Time to drive cloves into an orange to make the best-smelling room freshener imaginable. Time to savor a dense and boozy fruitcake! You see, the holidays are a fantastic occasion to show our undying...
Fruit in the office brings joy, health, and energy
September 28, 2017
Can a selfie ease hunger or increase health? It can if it’s posted this October 3, National Fruit at Work Day! Eleven cities will host banana giveaways where you’ll have a chance to selfie your way to doing good for your community. If you work in San Francisco, Oakland, Los Angeles, Portland,...
Sonoma County rallies to rescue its heirloom apple
August 3, 2017
What does history taste like? For some lucky Californians, it tastes like the sweet-tart, aromatic Gravenstein apple. First planted in Northern California by Russian trappers in 1811—nearly four decades before California became a state—the Gravenstein thrived in the mild coastal climate of Sonoma...
October 25, 2016
Q: Will The FruitGuys be closed on Thanksgiving? A: The FruitGuys will be closed and not delivering on Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November 25, 2016, in observance of Thanksgiving. All Thursday and Friday deliveries will be rescheduled for Wednesday, November 23. If you would like to donate...
September 7, 2016
Q: What is the rough brown texture on the top of some apples, and is it edible? A: Known as “russeting,” it is a brownish corky or netlike texture that appears on certain varieties of apples and pears. Russeted patches are not only edible, they tend to have a nutty flavor. In apples, russeting...