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  1. Fruit or Vegetable of the Day!!!August 2011

  2. - You can plant the top of this fruit and it will grow another fruit in 2-3 years- Hawaii and Costa Rica are large growers of these fruits

  3. Pineapple

  4. - This hybrid fruit is a cross between a plum and an apricot- Sometimes called “dinosaur eggs”- Grown in Washington State and California

  5. Pluot (ploo-ot)

  6. - Popeye ate this vegetable to get strong- This leafy green vegetable can be eaten raw or cooked- Grown in California, Arizona, New Jersey, Texas, Colorado, Maryland, and Arkansas

  7. Spinach

  8. - This fruit is a fuzz-free relative of the peach- The fruit around the pit (seed) is said to be the sweetest

  9. Nectarine

  10. -Officially this is a fruit (it has seeds) -This fruit can come in green, yellow, tan and even blue- The 1st U.S. President, George Washington, loved to grow it

  11. Summer Squash

  12. -They were first grown as a medicine-They are not always orange -There are purple, white and yellow too-There are special varieties that are small, sweet and bright orange in color. They are NOT machine cut or immature vegetables

  13. Baby Carrots

  14. -They are a summer fruit that is grown on trees. Groups of these trees are called orchards-They are a stonefruit(a pitted fruit)-They are relatives of peaches, apricots and plums -It takes 250 to make one pie

  15. Cherries

  16. -South Florida is a major growing area and supplier-They are subtropical and don’t like cold weather-It was a favorite food of the ancient Aztecs and Incas

  17. Guava

  18. -They are a stonefruit(a pitted fruit) and are related to nectarines, peaches, apricots and cherries-They are good eaten right off of the tree, dried or cooked in recipes

  19. Italian Plum

  20. -They have a teardrop shape and sweet taste-They are one of America’s favorite foods. They are delicious in salads, pizza sauce, salsa and with pasta-Collier County is a major location for growers in the country

  21. Grape Tomatoes