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Peaches are seen for sale at a outdoor Farmer's Market August 15, 2013, in Washington, DC. (Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images)

Stone Fruits In Season; Narsai Makes Peach Chutney

With the stone fruit season in full swing, food and wine expert Narsai David opts to bypass nectarines, pluots, and plums to make his peach chutney.

06/26/2015

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7 Food Labels Shoppers Should Ignore Because They Are Meaningless

Some labels, like “organic,” “low-fat,” or “sugar-free” have real nutritional value because they are regulated by federal law. Others are just empty and purposely vague. Here are 7 meaningless labels you probably hear all the time.

06/23/2015

Gold Dust peaches from Masumoto Family Farm that are being shipped to Berkeley Bowl. (Photo Credit: Masumoto Family Farm)

Central Valley Farming Family Embraces Petite Peaches During Drought

The Masumoto Family Farm hopes to start a “small fruit revolution,” growing smaller peaches during the drought that are still bursting with flavor.

06/10/2015

Peaches are seen for sale at a outdoor Farmer's Market August 15, 2013, in Washington, DC. (Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images)

Narsai’s Peach Upside Down Cake

With peaches in season, food expert Narsai David has a peach upside down cake recipe that is simple and delicious.

05/29/2015

A Whole Foods market in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Do I Really Need To Buy Organic Every Time?

We’d all love to feed our little angels an all-organic diet, but who can afford it when organic produce can cost almost 50% more? This is a great resource to help parents narrow down when you should go out of your way to buy organic, and when you can get away with running by the corner store to grab an avocado on the way home from work.

04/30/2015

A Whole Foods market in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Whole Foods To Rate Produce Based On How ‘Responsibly Grown’ It Is

Whole Foods plans to start rolling out a system that ranks fruits and vegetables as “good,” “better” or “best” based on the supplier’s farming practices.

10/15/2014

African elephant, Osh, trying jack fruit for the first time. (Photo courtesy of Oakland Zoo)

Oakland Zoo Animals Feast On Spilled Fruit From Monday’s Truck Crash

Animals at the Oakland Zoo enjoyed a feast of tropical fruit after a truck spilled its shipment on a freeway in Livermore Monday.

07/31/2014

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Peaches, Nectarines, Plums Recalled from Costco, Trader Joe’s After Listeria Bacteria Discovered

A California fruit packing company announced a recall for some of it’s peaches, plums, nectarines and pluots after the some of the products tested positive for listeria, a potentially dangerous food-borne bacterium.

07/21/2014

Heirloom Tomatoes (credit: Abdullah Pope/AFP/Getty Images)

Fresh Food Options At San Francisco Bayview Stores Expanding

A grassroots campaign to bring healthy food options to San Francisco’s Bayview-Hunters Point neighborhood is starting to make an impact with better food choices on the way.

06/20/2014

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Narsai David: Stone Fruits In Season

Our food and wine expert reports the strange weather has been affecting California’s crops in some weird ways.

06/06/2014

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