David Karp

UC Riverside

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Writer of the MarketWatch column for the Los Angeles Times and pomologist (fruit scientist) at the University of California-Riverside

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California may be the world's food basket, but its annual production of limes is just five million pounds. Mexico exports 800 million.

Lime Shortage Puts the Squeeze on 'La Cocina Mexicana'

California may be the world's food basket, but its annual production of limes is just five million pounds. Mexico exports 800 million.

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From Baldwin Park and West Covina south to La Habra and from El Monte east to Walnut, citrus is under quarantine.

A Little Bug Could Cause a Lot of Trouble

From Baldwin Park and West Covina south to La Habra and from El Monte east to Walnut, citrus is under quarantine.

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KCRW producer Christian Bordal has been looking into the growing profusion of farmers' markets, why they're so popular and how customers can be sure they're getting the right kind of…

Farmers' Markets: Do You Get What You Think You're Paying For?

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