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AJSoprano May 8, 2011 09:13 PM

Are these in season? I have not seen fresh figs anywhere in Philly!

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    bess RE: AJSoprano May 9, 2011 07:53 AM

    There is a farmer who frequents the Fitler Sq market who often has them (Highland Orchards of DE) but I believe figs usually come out mid to late summer.

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      PhillyHorn RE: AJSoprano May 9, 2011 10:57 AM

      Try the produce market in the marketplace area (downstairs) in the Comcast Center. Also, I've had good luck finding them at Iovines in the Reading Terminal Market, though not recently.

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        barryg RE: AJSoprano May 9, 2011 11:05 AM

        I think we are between seasons; the local ones don't come out until later and the southern hemisphere ones are finished.

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          Seeker19104 RE: barryg May 11, 2011 08:36 PM

          They are ripening in two trees on my block right now. Ah, fresh fruit for the picking when the homeowner hates figs!!

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            AJSoprano RE: Seeker19104 Jul 2, 2011 06:41 PM

            $4 for a small basket at Anastacio's Produce on 9th and Christian

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