Tomatoes

Image: Biodiversity Heritage Library, Everything for the Garden (1902) Tomato = a glossy red, or occasionally yellow, pulpy edible fruit that is typically eaten as a vegetable or in salad Etymology The Nahuatl word tomatl gave rise to the Spanish word tomate, from which the English word tomato derived. Elsewhere on the Web Wild Boar …

Fruit

Photo: Cromwell, New Zealand Fruit = the sweet and fleshy product of a tree or other plant that contains seed and can be eaten as food Fruit Apples Apricots Avocados Bananas Coconuts Cranberries Dates Figs Lemons Olives Oranges Peaches Peppers Pineapples Pumpkins Tomatoes Photos Soccoro at the Pochote Xochimilco Market Planeta.com Food, Health, and Cultivating …

Lemons

Photo: Buddha’s Hand (Citrus medica var. sarcodactylis) Lemon: The lemon is a species of small evergreen tree in the flowering plant family Rutaceae, native to South Asia, primarily Northeastern India Photos Wikipedia Lemon Buddha’s Hand Planeta.com Fruit Trees Food, Health, and Cultivating Communities 2020, International Year of Plant Health

Dates

Image: Boston Public Library, Coachella Valley Postcard Date palms (Phoenix dactylifera) of western Asia and northern Africa are cultivated around the world. The trees bear clusters of fruit. China Ranch China Ranch Date Farm – Facebook – Flickr Album More Date Farms Shields Date Garden https://www.facebook.com/shieldsdategarden https://twitter.com/ShieldsDateGrdn Elsewhere on the Web http://www.fao.org/docrep/t0681E/t0681e02.htm Photos Wikipedia Date_palm …

Avocado Toast

Photo: Avocado Toast Stand, Davis Market Avocado toast = open sandwich or toast made with mashed avocado and salt, pepper, and citrus juice on toast. Wikipedia Avocado toast Planeta.com Avocados Fruit Davis, California

Fruit Links

Photo Links related to fruit presented in a somewhat random fashion: Headlines https://food52.com/blog/6970-how-to-keep-berries-fresh-for-longer Pawpaws https://www.seriouseats.com/2014/09/what-are-pawpaws-wild-fruit-midwest-how-to-prep-and-eat-pawpaws.html Planeta.com Fruit

Peppers

Photo: Pepper Plants Pepper = a capsicum whose fruits are hot or sweet Wikipedia Pepper Black_pepper Capsicum Chili pepper Carolina Reaper Planeta.com Food, Health, and Cultivating Communities Food Links Américas Chiles Fruit

Apricots

Photo: Apricots Apricot = a juicy, soft fruit, resembling a small peach, of an orange-yellow color Headlines On the Etymology of the Word Apricot Embedded Tweets Apricots are available for U-pick in the Gifford, Cook, Adams, and Merin Smith orchards. Varieties include: Moorpark, Blenheim, and Chinese Sweet Pit. Apricots are $1 per pound, or $20 …