“Taste and try before ye buy, my fine ripe pears!” -Edinburgh Street Vendors’ Cry
Well. You’re not going to want to taste and try these pears yet. They may be very fine. But they are NOT ripe.
There are so many volunteer pickers for Not Far From the Tree now that it’s a little tricky to get in on a pick. So imagine my delight to discover that I was one of the chosen to pick stunningly beautiful slightly unripe pears last Saturday morning.
I’m not sure what kind they are – I’m thinking maybe red Clapp’s Favourite or perhaps Flemish Beauty. But whatever they are, aren’t they gorgeous? The red colour is amazing! (continue reading )