Why am I seeing so many oranges and apples in my crate right now?

apples-orangesQ: Why am I seeing so many oranges and apples in my crate right now?

A: Late winter and early spring is the main harvest time for oranges, mandarins, tangelos, and other wonderful citrus. The apples and pears currently available were mostly harvested in the fall and have been cold-stored to preserve their great taste. We always try to feature the best fruits of the season in your mixes, and this time of year offers the most delicious citrus and apples.

Roasted Root Veggies


4–6 cups assorted root veggies (turnips, radishes, carrots, parsnips, potatoes, yams, etc.), sliced in diagonal chunks or wedges of around the same size
1 onion, sliced in eighths (optional)
2–3 garlic cloves, minced (optional)
Olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste


In the Moment: New Beginnings

Satsuma Mandarin

The Sunshine Vitamin

Ð—Ð¾Ð»Ð¾Ñ‚Ð°Ñ Ð¾Ñень. autumn As the days get shorter, we tend to spend more time indoors. Festive though they are, candles, holiday lights, and fireplaces can’t make up for the sunlight we lack this time of year. And the sun’s cheerful light and warmth aren’t the only things we miss through the winter: our bodies need sunlight to help produce vitamin D.

"What's the Thanksgiving delivery schedule?"

fruit deliveryQ: What is fruit delivery schedule for Thanksgiving?

A: The FruitGuys will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, November 28th and Friday, November 29th. TakeHome deliveries will be rescheduled for Tuesday November 19th.

Please call or email us if you have any questions or would like to make changes to your fruit delivery.

Cubanelle Peppers

Broccoli Fritters

Adapted from smittenkitchen.com, courtesy of Capay Valley Farm Shop

3 cups chopped broccoli (including peeled stems)
1 egg, lightly beaten
1/2 cup flour
1/3 cup grated hard cheese
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
Salt, pepper and red chili flakes to taste
Butter or other high-heat oil for cooking


Korean Melon

Black Radish