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Environmental Nutrition: Apricots are so apropos


Environmental Nutrition The golden-orange apricot is among the first fruits to announce summer has arrived. The folklore Farmers' market stands are aglow with these petite, plump orbs, soft and gently sweet. This seasonal favorite originated in China about 4,000 years ago, but apricots are famously associated with Armenia (the scientific name is Prunus armeniaca). Spanish explorers brought them to the missions in California, where they are prolific today.

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