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Summer is a wonderful time to enjoy fresh fruit.  If you grow your own fruit, be sure to check the Marin Master Gardeners website frequently for tips on growing, pruning, and harvesting fruit.  You can also find books on fruit growing in the Marin County libraries.  In the Marinet Classic Catalog type in the subject headings Fruit and Fruit Culture.  You can sort your results by date to find the newest books.

If you’re not a gardener, but enjoy preserving and cooking with fruit, check out the libraries’ cookbook collections.  Try the following subject headings in the library catalog: Cooking Fruit, Fruit Preservation, and Canning and Preserving.  If you’re looking for recipes for fruit desserts, try the following keyword search: Fruit and Desserts.  Of course you can also type in the subject heading Pies.   

 a complete guide to growing your own fruit trees anywhere      a homeowner's guide     Storey's guide to growing organic orchard fruits      tree fruits and berries the biological way

 the most nutrient-dense fruits and vegetables, in 150 recipes      150 imaginative, healthful juicing recipes for drinks, soups, salads, sauces, entrées, and desserts      a preserving guide & cookbook     The juice lady's big book of juices and green smoothies

California fruit & vegetable gardening     Seasonal fruit desserts      crumbles, buckles, cobblers, pandowdies, and more      a cook in the orchard      a fresh, colorful approach to fruits and vegetables    

    

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Posted by: Tami

Tami is a librarian at the Corte Madera Library.

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