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Last Days for Holiday Shipping

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Last Days for Holiday Shipping
Last Days for Holiday Shipping!

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Hachiya Persimmons Update

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Hachiya Persimmons Update

As expected, we were flooded with orders for Hachiyas within hours of sending out our last email. To be safe, we had to make them unavailable for a bit while we reassessed how much fruit our two trees could provide.  It looks like we can take a few more orders!  If you love Hachiya Persimmons like we do, now is the time to put your order in.  We will probably sell out (again) by the end of today.  Thank you for your support!  We think our organic & biodynamic Beck Grove fruit is special and we're glad you do too!...

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Hachiya Persimmons!

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Hachiya Persimmons!
Hachiya Persimmons are in season!

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Fuyu Persimmons are Back!

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Fuyu Persimmons are Back!

    Yes, that's right!  They're finally coming in!  Our mild spring and summer this year slowed down the ripening of many of our crops, including our beloved Fuyu persimmons.  We've just started picking them, and it's a big crop this year.  We expect to be harvesting through November and December.  We start picking our Fuyus at the beginning of the season when they're still a little underripe.  Their color right now is yellow-orange, they're super crunchy, and some are just a tiny bit astringent. Fuyus aren't as tannic as Hachiyas though, and are pleasant to eat even when they're...

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Jujubes are Back in Season!

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Jujubes are Back in Season!

  Jujubes are back!  We only have a few of these trees planted along the edges of the Grove, and we have to restrain ourselves from eating them as we walk by each morning.  Crunchy and sweet like the best Fuji apples, but much lower in acidity.  We pick them when they're brown and plump, before they dry and wrinkle up.  Perfect for tossing into a picnic lunch and eating out of hand, just watch out for the pit inside!  We don't have many of these, and the season is short, so put your order in soon.  Since some of...

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