“The morning air humidity at the [Chinos’] farm averages around forty percent — compared with about eighty-five percent in the prolific farm belt of central Florida, where the produce has a more watery, less concentrated flavor.”
Seed growers cut off the tassels of the “mother” plants so that they won’t fertilize themselves.
Posted July 9, 1998
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New York Times and New Yorker rave about Chino's in Rancho Santa Fe