Last week Caltech harvested its campus olives and sent them off to be pressed into olive oil.
- Caltech Olive Harvest Festival website
- Cook and Nifty Wench: Olive Harvest
- Tableau Vivante: EVENT: CalTech Olive Harvest Redux…phew
Our neighbor has a fig tree, and a few branches hang over our fence. Today some friends came over to pick figs from our side of the fence, and it was discovered that figs dried on the tree (like this one) taste like Fig Newtons.
Tierra Miguel is a Community Supported Agriculture foundation — a CSA — that grows certified organic produce locally and delivers to Pasadena and other places in Southern California. Members pay a monthly fee and receive a box of the CSA’s produce every week or every other week.
A friend invited me to come with her to pick up her box of produce:
Tableau Vivante has some great pictures posted from this morning’s Farmers’ Market. One of the farms is selling apriums, and the way she describes them is making me salivate.