Amelia Freidline

Amelia Freidline

Retail Price Report — Zucchini

Zucchini squash averaged $1.20 per pound around the U.S. the week ending July 19, according to the USDA's National Retail Report for Specialty Crops. The vegetable saw a drop from year-ago prices.

Retail Price Report — Nectarines

According to U.S. Marketing Services data, which samples four retail chains in eight markets across the country, the average per-pound price for yellow-flesh nectarines was $2.22 on July 10.

The hunt for red delicious

My grandpa’s stories never grow old, but sometimes I suspect they might have grown taller over the years.
Jul 15, 2019 by Amelia Freidline #Opinion, #Apples

Millennials Eat — Special 4th of July Edition!

Copy editor and designer Amelia Freidline and staff writer Ashley Nickle host a special Fourth of July edition of Millennials Eat that focuses on uses for cherries, which are in season now.

Salt on the watermelon

A couple of weeks ago, somebody in a Facebook group I’m part of shared an article on the proper (and Southern) way to eat watermelon — with salt.

Tomatoes: Fruit or vegetable?

“Well, you know, a tomato is actually a fruit, not a vegetable.”

A rose by any other name ...

Just around the corner is one of the busiest occasions for floral — Valentine’s Day.

Year in Produce No. 7 — Weather

In 2018, Florida growers were still grappling with the fallout from 2017’s Hurricane Irma, which caused more than $760 million in damage to the state’s citrus industry.

The great green pepper ‘mango’ mystery

When I first wrote this column nearly five years ago, I thought it would just be a quirky story about my grandpa's funny name for green peppers.

The great green pepper ‘mango’ mystery

When I first wrote this column nearly four years ago, I thought it would just be a quirky story about my grandpa's funny name for green peppers.