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Jul 13, 2011 02:57 PM

Nature's Country Corner / Manteca - stop for the fruit and pie!

First tip about this /Produce Stand came from someone in Oakdale at the H-B Saloon where we had great juicy ripe tomatoes with lunch. He said that they got their tomatoes from the Stand on 120 and Jack Tone Rd. It's still a bit early for the best tomatoes but we got some amazing nectarines ( about $1.49 a pound ) and bought a boysenberry pie for $11.50. The pie had good berry flavor and a nice flaky crust - considering the price, a good deal. There are countless stands along the road ......any other good ones out there?
Restrooms and some picnic tables IIRC.

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  1. Isn't this place great? Posted briefly about it last fall. Couldn't resist a boysebberry pie and some great fresh almonds and pistachios.

    I also like the Phillips Family Farmstand just east off 5 near Lodi (Highway 12) great pies and a wonderful garden to wander/strech legs in.

    Gizdich Farms on Watsonville's east side not far from Highway 1 is a great spot too. They have apples, boysenberries and raspberries. Pie stand and fruit for sales. very family friendly.

    Gizdich Ranch
    55 Peckham Rd, Watsonville, CA

    1. What a great place! Stopped there while visiting the family at Thanksgiving. Dried fruit and nuts are also delicious. But the pies...sigh. Wish I could mail order them.