Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

“Tree of 40 Fruit”

Every once in a while I run across a story about an agricultural oddity that is delicious to read. In this case, almost literally. Gastro Obscura published a short article on a tree in Syracuse NY that contains grafts from 40 different varieties of stone fruit. You can read it…
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“The Great Vine”

How old can grapevines get and still produce a good crop? Atlas Obscura has a short but interesting story this week on a vine in England that has been producing sweet dessert grapes for over 250 years. When they were originally produced, only royalty could eat the fruit, but now…
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