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David's Blog – April 2011 Archive (3)

California Kiwi

Northern California Kiwis are harvested in one fell swoop in November and kept in cold storage from the harvest till April. When they are desired to ripen and soften, they are removed from the storage and placed in another room with apples or another emitter of ethylene, and then consumed.

 

The standard goal yield per acre is 25,000 pounds, and according to Robby Barbaro's great work, there are 345 grams of edible weight per pound of kiwi - which translates to - 210 calories…

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Added by David on April 15, 2011 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

Fruitarathon 2

I ran 10 miles to class without bringing anything with me. Found a bit of citrus and loquats on the way there. On the walk back found more citrus and stepped into a grocery store to drink some clean water. I stopped by a grocery store and see yeehaw ripe bananas but have no cash. So when I get home I bike back singing about the platanos organicos que quiero. malheureusement quand j'arrive a las ocho la STORE esta cerrado. fortunately another market is open and i get awesome organic citrus…

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Added by David on April 8, 2011 at 10:48am — No Comments

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