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Summer is… Fruit from the Farmers’ Market

We’re lucky to have year-round farmers’ markets in California, but in the summer, the market REALLY comes alive. It’s summer fruit that I really enjoy painting: the peaches and nectaries, strawberries and melons, all in big, colorful, messy piles on tables across the … Continue reading

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A rare sight in Silicon Valley: Cornucopia Fruit Stand

If you visit Silicon Valley today, it’s hard to imagine, that not so long ago, this was fertile farmland where peaches, apricots, almonds and strawberries grew. Where schoolkids worked as pickers in orchards all summer long. In Los Gatos stands … Continue reading

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