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Future Foods

These future apples and blackberries are making my mind turn to pies, cobblers, crisps, jams, and fruit butters, not to mention straight-from-the-tree/off-the-vine eats!

Ah, the growing season!

5 Responses to Future Foods

  • jenny miller says:

    You are further along than we are! We're looking forward to all the goodness too. Our young persimmon tree has fruit on it for the first time!

  • Mamawolf says:

    Crazy! We are just barely getting buds swelling on the raspberries here and the apple blossoms just began to open a few days ago. Lovely to see your bounty bursting!

  • I am so envious of your “future foods”. We just planted 12 fruit trees this last fall. Three didn't make it through the winter, 1 due to actually not taking, 1 due to dogs digging it up, and 1 due to kids cutting it in half accidentally.

    A few years before we get our future foods!

  • Julia Jardim says:

    Delicious!
    Is this first one blackberry? We have a variation of it here (in Brazil). It's much smaller with more of a red shade and grows in huge trees. And it's much sweeter, too. We call it “Amora”.

  • julia-indeed, it is! it was unripe at that point. and i love the idea of a berry called “amora.” so romantic!