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...
Profiles of the men and women of the fruit world
August 24, 2016
When we bite into a crisp fall apple, we generally don’t think about the centuries of cultivation, ongoing scientific development, or countless tiny agricultural advances that put that piece of fruit in our hands. From the lab to the orchard, from the kitchen to the fields, there are many unsung...
August 20, 2016
Q: Will The FruitGuys be closed on Labor Day? A: The FruitGuys will be closed and not delivering on Monday, September 5, 2016, in observance of Labor Day. All Monday deliveries will be rescheduled for Tuesday, September 6, and certain Tuesday deliveries will be rescheduled for Wednesday, September...
Family and sustainability are core values at Frecon Farms
July 27, 2016
Frecon Farms, in southeastern Pennsylvania, is as rich in history and community as it is in apples and stone fruits. Founded in 1944 by Richard S. Frecon and his wife, Martha, the orchard started out as an apple and peach farm. As fruit production grew, so did the Frecon family. They raised six...
How to help save the endangered Gravenstein apple
July 27, 2016
Around the small Northern California town of Sebastopol, you see bumper stickers of all kinds. From the political to the apolitical to cosmic questions such as “What if the hokeypokey is what it’s all about?” But most popular among the tailgate calls to action is “Save the Gravenstein.” Townsfolk...
Reflections from Lagier Ranches, 2014 Community Fund grantee
June 29, 2016
Embracing the dry June heat of San Joaquin County is a small price to pay when exploring the grounds of Lagier Ranches. This 120-acre family-run farm in Escalon, CA, is rich in trees and small fruits: almond trees, grapes, table grapes, citrus, and cherries. Keep your eyes peeled for their Bronx...
June 23, 2016
Q: Will The FruitGuys be closed on July 4? A: The FruitGuys will be closed and not delivering on Monday, July 4, 2016, in observance of Independence Day. All Monday deliveries will be rescheduled for Tuesday, July 5. If you would like to donate your fruit, cancel, or reschedule your delivery for a...

Pages

Subscribe to the WEEKLY BITE

* indicates required

 

Recent The FruitLife articles:

Fruit in the office brings joy, health, and energy
September 28, 2017
Sonoma County rallies to rescue its heirloom apple
August 3, 2017
Profiles of the men and women of the fruit world
August 24, 2016
Family and sustainability are core values at Frecon Farms
July 27, 2016
How to help save the endangered Gravenstein apple
July 27, 2016
Reflections from Lagier Ranches, 2014 Community Fund grantee
June 29, 2016

More recent articles:

Create a time-off policy to reduce employee conflict
October 17, 2017
Preventing disease is as easy as washing your hands
October 12, 2017
How to plan a winning office holiday party
October 10, 2017
Your work wardrobe can be both appropriate and attractive—here's how
October 5, 2017
Help others, share meaning, or just have fun this holiday season
October 3, 2017
Get a handle on kitchen cleanliness—without alienating your staff
September 26, 2017
Get motivated to run through the winter
September 21, 2017
Your workplace can help save the world
September 19, 2017
Yoga for your neck and back
September 14, 2017
A clean office is a healthy office
September 12, 2017

About Us

Our monthly online magazine features articles about fitness, health, food, and work, as well as recipes featuring farm-fresh fruit!