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Have you picked up an orange or grapefruit at the store and only to find it dry and thick skinned? The grapefruit above is from David's in n. Florida near the Georgia border. The skin is thin and the inside is filled with juice!
Have you ever wondered why you get thick skinned dry citrus? Well, like all produce there is a delicate balance needed in the soil and unfortunately modern day farming and agriculture practices does not account for this balance. Soil is the most important part in providing nutrient dense food. Soil is to be living (yes that's right ..living) and most soil is farmed using post industrial revolution row and monocropping methods.
For Citrus the balance is specifically Nitrogen and Phosphorus. When this balance is disrupted the skin can become thick and the pulp dry proving fruit with-out nutrients. Bio-dynamic is where it's at! Learn more by taking one of our classes or sign up for our CSA Program! Contact Us for more details!