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Best Fruit - Arnett Farms: Stone Fruit, Pluots, you name it!

OC Mutt | Jul 26, 202001:35 PM    

At the Irvine (and Torrance) Farmer's Markets, Arnett Farms continues to be an absolute GEM! I've been going to this stand for years and years and they continue to amaze me with the quality and variety of their fruit. I was almost in tears of joy after biting into a ripe nectarine (the white are amazing and the "mango" is otherwordly!) After living in the bay area for several years - coming back to this stand is like a revelation! Arnett (and SoCal Farmer's Markets in general) are galaxy's better than those up north. Arnett at one point had 26 varieties of pluots - I counted and still am amazed by it. The photo I added is ONLY the pluot section - they have a lot more on offer including varieties of peaches, nectarines and so much more depending upon what's in season. And the pricing is far more reasonable than anything the bay area has to offer, so if you think you want to cry about the cost, count your blessings, and keep your complaints to yourself. Today in 2020 they charge $3.95 a pound for most stuff, up north Frog Hollow, the famous one, charges $7.95 for inferior tiny and sometimes flavorless questionably ripened fruit with 1/10 the choices to boot. And it's cheaper than Whole Foods too, for much better fruit. They also sell dried fruit, nuts and gourmet jams too, the Heirloom Plum Bourbon Vanilla is a favorite of mine! Go find Arnett in Irvine, Torrance or anywhere else they set up all over Southern CA. You'll be pleased and you'll be supporting an amazing purveyor of what IMHO are the best fruits in the country.

Pluots at Arnett Farms

These are only the pluots, they have nectaries, peaches, many other fruits as available - it's a bounty of choice!

Arnett Farms - Enjoy your Fruit!

Since 1903! Arnett Farms serves as one of the premiere fruit farms and vendors in Southern California. Find us at a local SoCal farmers' market near...

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