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Item of the Week: WATERMELON

July 20, 2017

Watermelons have become synonymous with summer and picnics, and for good reason. Their refreshing quality and sweet taste help to combat the heat and provide a guilt-free, low maintenance dessert.

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Planning For August

July 13, 2017

Now that we are half way through July headed into August, we need to realize that “Summer Selling” isn’t close to over. During the month of August, all the summer selling items like peaches, plums, nectarines, grapes, melons, berries, homegrown corn and tomatoes reach their peak of flavor. The entire month you need to focus…

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Item of the Week: DAIKON RADISH

July 6, 2017

The word Daikon actually comes from two Japanese words: dai (meaning large) and kon (meaning root). Daikon is is root vegetable said to have originated in the Mediterranean and brought to China for cultivation around 500 B.C. Roots are large, often 2- to 4-inches in diameter and 6- to 20-inches long. There are three distinct…

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White-Flesh Peaches & Nectarines

June 29, 2017

Just like their name implies, white peaches have a creamy white interior, with a red-yellow exterior and fuzzy skin. White peaches differ slightly from their yellow counterparts in both appearance and flavor. White peaches are sweet and smooth, with low acid levels. They are also quite delicate.

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July Preview

June 26, 2017

The only holiday in July is July 4th. By now, you are in the heat of battle trying to capture all the sales you can, trying to get ready for the big, I mean BIG weekend especially with the 4th being on Tuesday. During the month of July, every week is like a holiday. July…

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Mother’s Day

April 6, 2017

The official observance of Mother’s Day is credited to a woman by the name of Anna Jarvis of Philadelphia. Anna’s mother died in 1905 and two years later, Anna honored her mother by holding a church ceremony in remembrance of her. She was so moved by the success of the ceremony that she began a…

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