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Market watch: It’s mango time

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Sample fruits of green Valencia Pride mangoes grown by Markov Farms in Valley Center. (Bob Polito)
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Valencia Pride mangoes grown by Markov Farms in Valley Center, still immature at this stage but edible as a vegetable. (Bob Polito)
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Valencia Pride mangoes grown by Markov Farms in Valley Center. (Bob Polito)
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Ristra made from chiles grown by Windrose Farm in Paso Robles. (David Karp)
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Rhubarb grown by Mario Trevino in Lompoc. (David Karp)
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Robert, left, and brother Michael Markov with a sample box of green Valencia Pride mangoes, grown in Valley Center. (Bob Polito)
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She can hardly believe her eyes: Michael Markov talks to manager Laura Avery about his Valencia Pride mangoes, grown in Valley Center. (Bob Polito)
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Chefs Mark Gold of Eva and and Evan Funke of Rustic Canyon discuss a Galeux d’Eysines pumpkin grown by Windrose Farm in Paso Robles. (David Karp)
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Pepinos grown by Rancho Santa Cecelia in Carpinteria. (David Karp)
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Bananas grown by Friend’s Ranch in Ojai. (David Karp)
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Clementines grown by Arnett Farms in Fresno. (David Karp)
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Lady apples grown by Windrose Farm in Paso Robles. (David Karp)
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