Robin Chapman's California Apricots: The Lost Orchards of Silicon Valley PDF

By Robin Chapman

ISBN-10: 154020765X

ISBN-13: 9781540207654

ISBN-10: 1609497953

ISBN-13: 9781609497958

Picked hot from a tree, a California apricot opens into halves as simply as though it got here with a dotted line down its middle. The seed infuses the center with a touch of almond; the fruit contains the smell of citrus and jasmine; and it tastes, a few say, like manna from heaven. In those pages, Robin Chapman recollects the season while the Santa Clara Valley was once the most important apricot manufacturer on the planet and recounts the tales of Silicon Valley's now misplaced orchards. From the Spaniards within the eighteenth century who first planted apricots within the project Santa Clara gardens to the post-World warfare II households who equipped their houses between subdivided orchards, relive the lengthy summer time days ripe with bumper plants of this much-anticipated delicacy.

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By Robin Chapman

ISBN-10: 154020765X

ISBN-13: 9781540207654

ISBN-10: 1609497953

ISBN-13: 9781609497958

Picked hot from a tree, a California apricot opens into halves as simply as though it got here with a dotted line down its middle. The seed infuses the center with a touch of almond; the fruit contains the smell of citrus and jasmine; and it tastes, a few say, like manna from heaven. In those pages, Robin Chapman recollects the season while the Santa Clara Valley was once the most important apricot manufacturer on the planet and recounts the tales of Silicon Valley's now misplaced orchards. From the Spaniards within the eighteenth century who first planted apricots within the project Santa Clara gardens to the post-World warfare II households who equipped their houses between subdivided orchards, relive the lengthy summer time days ripe with bumper plants of this much-anticipated delicacy.

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