The meaning of gleaning

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The meaning of gleaning

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Werner Heiber harvests jalapeño peppers at Adobe House Farms that were not lost in recent hailstorms. Heiber said the peppers were being bought by Zia Taqueria, which loaned a walk-in cooler to farmer Linley Dixon, after last week’s hailstorm. Heiber credited the restaurant for being very supportive of local growers.
Tomato plants and fruit wither in the aftermath of hailstorms that damaged the crops at the Adobe House Farm.
Linley Dixon of Adobe House Farm and Linda Illsley work to process about 5,000 pounds of fruit saved from hail-damaged plants. Green tomatoes often can substitute for tomatillos, adding a tangy acidity to salsas and stews.
Volunteer Tish Varney cuts hail damage from tomatoes at Linda’s Local Foods Café during efforts to process about 5,000 pounds of fruit salvaged from Adobe House Farm. The all-hands-on-deck effort required that the tomatoes to be processed within 48 hours of the storm.
Tomatoes are separated and quartered to make green tomato chutney and red tomato salsas at Linda’s Local Food Café after being saved from hail-damaged plants at Adobe House Farm.
C.J. Clayton and Sue Plvan sort through apples to be made into cider during the 2012 Apple Days Festival at Buckley Park. This year’s festival will be held Sunday.
Harry Leland of Durango scavenges apples. Leftover fruit from backyard trees will be pressed into cider at the Apple Days festival Sunday.

The meaning of gleaning

Werner Heiber harvests jalapeño peppers at Adobe House Farms that were not lost in recent hailstorms. Heiber said the peppers were being bought by Zia Taqueria, which loaned a walk-in cooler to farmer Linley Dixon, after last week’s hailstorm. Heiber credited the restaurant for being very supportive of local growers.
Tomato plants and fruit wither in the aftermath of hailstorms that damaged the crops at the Adobe House Farm.
Linley Dixon of Adobe House Farm and Linda Illsley work to process about 5,000 pounds of fruit saved from hail-damaged plants. Green tomatoes often can substitute for tomatillos, adding a tangy acidity to salsas and stews.
Volunteer Tish Varney cuts hail damage from tomatoes at Linda’s Local Foods Café during efforts to process about 5,000 pounds of fruit salvaged from Adobe House Farm. The all-hands-on-deck effort required that the tomatoes to be processed within 48 hours of the storm.
Tomatoes are separated and quartered to make green tomato chutney and red tomato salsas at Linda’s Local Food Café after being saved from hail-damaged plants at Adobe House Farm.
C.J. Clayton and Sue Plvan sort through apples to be made into cider during the 2012 Apple Days Festival at Buckley Park. This year’s festival will be held Sunday.
Harry Leland of Durango scavenges apples. Leftover fruit from backyard trees will be pressed into cider at the Apple Days festival Sunday.
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