We don’t often think about dried fruit in the summertime when fruits are so plentiful, and there are endless varieties to choose from. But now is a great time to learn how to dry fruits and stock up while the supply is varied and inexpensive. There are many recipes available on the internet for drying fruit with or without a dehydrator. There is another crucial reason to focus on dried fruits. Do you know that 80% of wasted food is perishables, fruits, and vegetables? According to the ReFeed Report: “By 2050, it is estimated that the Earth's population will top...
At Yolo Farmstand, we are food obsessed. We dream about summertime, growing and harvesting our amazing sun-dried organic peaches, California raisins, and fresh organic raw almonds. Did you know that 80% of the world’s almonds are grown right here in California?
Here's a view of our place in Guinda - - it's a bike ride away from the general store and 2 hours' drive east and north from San Francisco where we live. Our 15 acres are completely flat with neighbors far enough to have plenty of space for everyone and near enough to know by name. Life slows down in the place my Dad called "the valley that time forgot," and the main events of the day are definitely the wonderful meals enjoyed outside under the tree. Of all the pleasures of country life, being near where food is grown is among the best. Get a taste for...