Holiday Sweepstakes: You Could Win* a KitchenAid 7-Qt. Pro Line Stand Mixer and More! Enter the Giveaway

Follow us:

+
Discover the unexpected in the Bay Area. Explore All of SF Bay Area
Restaurants & Bars 3

Gravenstein harvest (and other harvests)

Caitlin McGrath | Aug 23, 200102:52 PM

I hope it's not hot in the East Bay, because my mom is canning. After returning a week or so ago from a trip to BC, she made her Sebastopol run. They bought from a farm with an honor stand--no attendant, you take the amount (already picked) you want and leave your payment in a box. Gravenstein fans must be honest folks [g]. So she's canning applesauce yesterday and today. She also said she harvested, from her own backyard, a treeful of plums--not sure what she's making with those--and a treeful of golden delicious apples. The latter, she's juicing into cider and freezing. The apples are really inedible, but make good cider. And the early June garlic crop is about done curing. I don't have space for a window box in my Manhattan apartment!

Just felt like sharing.

PS A cousin of mine just moved to SF for a semester at CCA, so I hope she'll find her way to some chowhound get-togethers.

Want to stay up to date with this post? Sign Up Now ›

Recommended from Chowhound

Catch up on the latest activity across all community discussions.
View latest discussions