Each stamp features a collection of one kind of fruit or vegetable: red and black plums, heirloom and cherry tomatoes, carrots, lemons, blueberries, red and green grapes, lettuces, strawberries, eggplants and figs. Art director Derry Noyes designed the stamps with existing art by illustrator and pai..
Westward expansion in the 1850s fast-tracked the large-scale produce trade. New, more efficient methods of harvesting, preserving, packing, and shipping these goods soon emerged. A new trend in marketing took hold as producers branded their products with colorful and informative crate la..
When autumn arrives and temperatures turn cool, most trees and bushes lose their leaves and fruit in preparation for winter. But some plants, like the winterberry, hold onto their fruit well into the snowy season.Winterberry (Ilex verticillate) is a variety of holly found in the eastern United..