This photo was taken during my favourite bumper year for Italian plums: September 2017. Hurry before the season’s over, get freshly-picked local plums, very reasonably priced, from Mr. Dalessandro, 378-4471.

Italian plum season. Every fall I celebrate the fantastic local crop of Italian prune plums — which are abundant in this valley… because of the climate, and because of those who figured out that they thrive here!

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