It’s Fall Y’all!

It’s Fall Y’all!

Autumn is right around the corner (Sept 22) and we have quite the seasonal line-up at The Citrus Tree Market! Stop by and check out our sweet corn, butternut squash, concord grapes, crisp apples, apple cider, pumpkins, and garden mums. I can practically hear the...

Homegrown Tomatoes Are Back!

Homegrown tomatoes are back at The Citrus Tree Market! Did You Know? Solanum lycopersicum originated in the Andes Mountains of South America, most likely Peru and Ecuador. They are thought to have been domesticated in pre-Columbian Mexico. The name...
Cool as a Cucumber

Cool as a Cucumber

Cucumis sativus (the garden cucumber) is thought to have been in cultivation for at least 3000 years. They originated in India and were most likely introduced to Europe by the Greeks or Romans. Cucumbers were reportedly used by the Romans as treatment for scorpion...
Pass the Watermelon!

Pass the Watermelon!

Watermelon is one of the hallmarks of the summer season. It’s the leading melon in the United States and every part of the fruit can be eaten – even the rind! (though you will want to pickle or juice it first). Over 90 percent of the watermelon is made up...
See You at Spargelfest!

See You at Spargelfest!

We’re betting you didn’t know that there’s an entire region in Germany – known as the Asparagus Triangle – where vegetable enthusiasts converge to buy, eat, and celebrate the esteemed asparagus. The town of Schwetzingen considers itself...