Apple tree.
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Mark Abrams
February 05, 2020 - 5:22 pm
The unusually warm winter weather isn't expected to impact the berry or vegetable crops for the coming growing season, but fruit trees could be at risk. Read more here.
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Sankofa Farms at Bartrams Garden
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Justin Udo
October 28, 2019 - 9:36 am
Christopher Bolden-Newsome, director of Sankofa Farms at Bartrams Garden, says their market brings something to the neighborhood that is lacking. "We are an African diaspora-centered farm, a spiritually rooted operation, a space that is dedicated to cultural renewal to promoting and providing the...
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In this photo taken Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, a Cosmic Crisp apple, partially coated with a white kaolin clay to protect it from sunburn, is picked at an orchard in Wapato, Wash.
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AP News
October 19, 2019 - 2:42 pm
The Cosmic Crisp is a new variety of apple, coming to a grocery store near you Dec. 1.
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Jimmy Iovine
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Steve Tawa
June 05, 2019 - 3:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As President Donald Trump's threatened tariffs on Mexico are about to kick in, merchants at the Philadelphia Wholesale Produce Market along Essington Avenue in Southwest Philadelphia are just about ready to throw tomatoes at Washington politicians. Jimmy Iovine, the...
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March 20, 2019 - 6:59 am
By Denise Powell (CNN) — Kale, that popular green of the health conscious, has joined the ignoble list of 12 fruits and vegetables with the most pesticide residues, according to the Environmental Working Group. The last time kale was on the list was in 2009 when it was ranked eighth. Strawberries...
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Rachel Kurland
January 28, 2019 - 12:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Food and Drug Administration announced a recall of peaches, nectarines and plums sold at stores in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and several other states. More than 1,700 cartons of peaches, more than 1,200 cartons of nectarines, and 365 cartons of plums have been...
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