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Fruits to bloom with spring

by Leslie Schichtel
May 16, 2013


Farmers and vendors set up on Thursday for the opening of the outdoor farmers market at Daley Plaza. Though this past winter’s chilly temperatures may not have been ideal for on-time wheat and corn planting, farmers from Nichols Farm & Orchard in Marengo and Stover’s Farm Market in Berrien Springs, Mich. explain that this spring’s slow onset will be favorable for fruits this season.