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Seasons

Juicy fruit

(wendy maeda/globe staff)
August 1, 2007

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"Native peaches are kind of a little-known secret," says Frank Carlson, a partner with his two brothers in Carlson Orchards in Harvard. The orchard grows nine varieties on the 120-acre mixed fruit orchard. Their six-week harvest is just getting started. "We pick our peaches as close to tree-ripe as possible," says Carlson. Larger growers in California and the Southeast pick ... (Full article: 281 words)

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