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Pick Your Own: Family-friendly U-Pick Orchards and Farms

Pick Your Own: Family-friendly U-Pick Orchards and Farms

Want to make jam? Fill your freezer with berries? Make peach pie for everyone you know? The fun, cheap way to stock up on local fruit is to pick your own, down the coast and out in the delta.

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Apple picking, pumpkin patching, & the joys of the cider doughnut

Apple picking, pumpkin patching, & the joys of the cider doughnut

As a kid, every autumn held a sunny October weekend where my mom would toss my sisters and I into the back of the Volvo and head out to the country to go apple picking. Recreating this experience on the West Coast can take a little doing, but it’s possible.

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