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Perfect Pear Chips

Are you eating year old apples? I know this seems like a strange way to start a blog entitled Perfect Pear Chips, but hang in a minute and you'll see the connection. I have given several talks recently about the health benefits of eating locally harvested fruits and vegetables. Produce has the most anti-oxidants and vitamins when ripened before harvesting, not to mention the best flavors and colors. So it didn’t surprise me when I came across this article recently in a Food Renegade post about how conventional produce is stored and transported. What did surprise me was that it stated that apples can be harvested and stored for as long as a year before they reach the consumer. Read More