Fruit

What are the Dates of the Fruit Share?

The Fruit Share starts on June 24th and lasts for 15 weeks. The dates are identical to the Summer Vegetable Share.

What Kinds of Fruit do Members Receive?

Throughout the fruit season you will receive assorted seasonal fruits including blueberries, peaches, plums, grapes, nectarines, raspberries, apples, pears, blackberries, apricots, and cherries.

May Members Choose their Fruits?
Your fruit is selected by us  based on what is fresh and ready-to-pick that particular week. We pay special attention to creating well-balanced fruit boxes and to making sure our boxes are as varied as possible from week to week. A typical fruit share contains 3 to 5 different kinds of fruit.

How Much Fruit do Members Receive?
Fruit shares are packed in a box that measures 13'L X 9"W X 4"H. Here are some examples of what to expect:

 

             Typical July Delivery:                      Typical September Delivery:    

            

             1 quart sweet cherries

             1 quart peaches                

             1 half pint blueberries

             1 half pint raspberries

 

2 pounds apples

1 quart grapes

1 pint plums

1 half pint raspberries

How Often is the Fruit Share Delivered?

The Fruit Share is delivered once a week.

Is the Fruit Organic?

No. The fruit is grown using the Integrated Pest Management (IPM) system. This means that synthetic fertilizers and pesticides are used in the smallest possible quanitites in order to minimize the impact on the natural environment.