Saturday, August 29, 2009

Citrus Jihad ???

Read between the lines of this Associated Press story I found on about the package of Asian Citrus Psyllids intercepted in Sacramento. It certainly seems like an intentional act of environmental and economic bio-terrorism was targeted at California's fruit industry! This has all the earmarks of a deliberate act of "arms smuggling". What do you think?

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Slideshow of Festival of Fruit 2009

Here is a slide show of pictures I took during last week's tours. I wrote about the event on my blog at


Monday, August 17, 2009

Random Fruit Festival Photos

As soon as the fruit-cutting volunteers started to work, people began lining up for the tasting, even though it wasn't scheduled to start for over an hour. Talk about working under pressure!

Mushrooms in their thousands at the Gourmet Mushrooms tour.

Phil Pieri's beautiful Shiro plums.