Processing Prickly Pears

You may have seen them in your local produce market – those plump pinkish red fruits with characteristic scars from thorns. These are heat-loving prickly pear fruit. Southern foragers can simply go out into their wild regions and pick the fruit, but when do you harvest prickly pear fruit?  This clinic will show you how to pick prickly pear fruit safely and what to do with them once you have a bountiful harvest.

 

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