Avocado: The Fruit That's An Appliance Color, Too!
The L.A. Times just ran an article by Ann Herold on avocados, featuring a remarkably good overview of the cultivars available, something rare in the mainstream press. It's even got a little sidebar on planting your own avocado.
A True Giving Tree
This may require a free login like so many of these online papers do, so my apologies to those of you who are paranoid about such things (you have my permission to make something up--I always do.)
I always find it encouraging to see fruit articles with a little depth to them in the newspaper, but it's depressingly rare. The L.A. Times and the New York Times are the only ones I read that seem to do it with any regularity.
(This link came to my attention via the NAFEX mailing list.)