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Jun 24, 2010 07:13 PM

Persian Mulberries,


I will not miss the season this year.

I would like to know where to get fresh persian mulberries.

Also how much are they a pound.

Thank you

I'm in the Santa Clarita area.

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  1. sant monica farmer's market, circle c ranch, 10 bucks per basket, 1/2 pound i believe.

    1. LA Times contributing food editor David Karp (aka The Fruit Detective) talked about Persian mulberries as well.

      If it's a produce article by David, then you should take his advice by all means. The Santa Monica FM on Arizona usually has at least a couple of vendors that offer Persian mulberries. As Kevin mentioned, they're not cheap, usually sold in the smaller clamshell containers for $7-10 per, and are very perishable.

      1. I almost forgot - I heard on KCRW's Good Food that Pakistani mulberries are also available. I haven't tried these but they may be worth seeking out as well.

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        1. re: bulavinaka

          The season for the Pak/Afghan mulberries is over. The Persian is peaking now.

          1. re: bulavinaka

            They are also grossly inferior to the Persian mulberries.

            1. re: JudiAU

              Comparing apples to oranges.

              It also depends if you're eating them off a tree.

          2. Oh,

            Thanks a ton for the help.

            I really don't want to miss it.

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            1. re: fredder

              scroll down to the bottom third of the page for the latest from today's LA Times: