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January 3, 1994 | DEBRA CANO
Phyllis Sexton took up gardening for the exercise and to grow a variety of vegetables to add to the family's food supply. Joe Maciel also putters in the garden daily because he's retired and it gives him something to do. Besides, his crops are fresh, good-tasting vegetables not found in markets. "The carrots are firm and crispy, and not mushy and soft like from the grocery store," Maciel said.
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January 10, 1994 | DEBRA CANO
All of those plump, juicy, dark red boysenberries in the world can be traced to their roots in Knott's Berry Farm. More than 60 years ago, theme park founder and farmer Walter Knott was always looking for crops he could grow better than other farmers, said Patsy Marshall, Knott's historian. And the boysenberry, a cross between a loganberry, red raspberry and blackberry, became Knott's Berry Farm's claim to fame--in pies, jams and jellies.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 10, 1994 | DEBRA CANO
All of those plump, juicy, dark red boysenberries in the world can be traced to their roots in Knott's Berry Farm. More than 60 years ago, theme park founder and farmer Walter Knott was always looking for crops he could grow better than other farmers, said Patsy Marshall, Knott's historian. And the boysenberry, a cross between a loganberry, red raspberry and blackberry, became Knott's Berry Farm's claim to fame--in pies, jams and jellies.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 3, 1994 | DEBRA CANO
Phyllis Sexton took up gardening for the exercise and to grow a variety of vegetables to add to the family's food supply. Joe Maciel also putters in the garden daily because he's retired and it gives him something to do. Besides, his crops are fresh, good-tasting vegetables not found in markets. "The carrots are firm and crispy, and not mushy and soft like from the grocery store," Maciel said.
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