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Where do I get Cherimoya now?

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cookiepoot May 16, 2010 01:58 AM

I've been to Whole Foods in Palo Alto and Country Farm Produce in Sunnyvale, and neither of them had Cherimoya (one woman told me they stopped receiving them in March).

I can't believe they stopped receiving them in March -- anywhere in my area that I can find Cherimoya?

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    LarryW May 17, 2010 02:49 PM

    Just saw a huge stack at the Lion supermarket in Fremont (Mowry exit)

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      turtl_girl May 16, 2010 10:46 PM

      there's a woman who sells tropical fruits (dragonfruit, etc.) and avocados at the sunday morning farmer's market on california ave. in palo alto that often has cherimoya. not sure if she's still selling? also saw it relatively recently at the alemany farmer's market in san francisco.

      1. Robert Lauriston May 16, 2010 10:57 AM

        These people (Watsonville) sell them at various local farmers markets, but they show the season ending in April:

        http://www.willsavocados.com

        You might contact these people for local retailers, they say their season (in Santa Barbara) is roughly January-June:

        http://www.calimoya.com/contact-us.html

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          Robert Lauriston Apr 9, 2013 02:02 PM

          Brokaw should be at the farmers market in Berkeley today. Getting toward the usual end of their season.

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            sundeck sue Apr 9, 2013 03:57 PM

            Saw them @ Monterey Market late last week.

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              wally Apr 9, 2013 04:33 PM

              Saw them at Monterey Market 20 minutes ago.

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                oranj Apr 9, 2013 07:45 PM

                Saw them in Canyon Market in SF over the weekend.

        2. Shane Greenwood May 16, 2010 08:32 AM

          Sigona's in Redwood City carries them when they're in season. They come from Santa Barbera.

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            cookiepoot May 16, 2010 11:23 AM

            I just went to Sigona's in Palo Alto and got the last Cherimoya of the season. Thanks for the tip!

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              Shane Greenwood May 16, 2010 10:16 PM

              Did you try the one in Redwood City, I have found that they have more produce than the one in Palo Alto.

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            oldunc May 16, 2010 06:13 AM

            If they're to be had, Berkeley Bowl or Monterey Market in Berkeley will have them.

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