Kumquats have an aromatic, yet slightly bitter skin and a tangy, tart flesh that bursts with flavor. Go ahead and eat the entire fruit, as the flavor of the skin and flesh compliment each other and create a well balanced, refreshing mouthful.
Vince and Vicki Bernard grow avocados and citrus on 50 acres in Riverside County, CA. They've been farming since 1984. They fertilize with seaweed and urea, use drip irrigation in their groves, and, instead of using synthetic pesticides, they use beneficial insects and manual trapping of gophers. Their manual weeding is a time-intensive process, but allows them to avoid the use of chemical-intensive, synthetic herbicides.Read more