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By Amber Veverka   Paw paws- those mysterious forest fruits that taste like part-banana, part-mango -  are ripe across the Carolinas Piedmont. The fruits look a bit like knobby, misshapen mangoes, and when ripe are quite soft. Inside, they have a custardy yellow pulp with large, shiny black seeds. “These are an understory forest tree […]

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Mulberries are ripening across the Carolinas Piedmont and on ragged edges of Charlotte city parking lots or urban parks, birds and berry-loving people alike can find a free harvest. Mulberries come in two basic forms – red mulberries, whose berries are purple when ripe, and white mulberries, whose berries are a translucent white. But the […]

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