Answer: Produce finds its way into grocery stores from quite some distance away, so I wouldn't plan on growing the types of fruit you find in your local grocery. Chances are it came from out of state and that particular variety might not grow well in your gardening region. The labels on fruit often identify the grower and the field or the crop production number, not the cultivar or type of tree. To taste-test fruit that's grown locally, try to find Farmer's Markets, Fruit Cooperatives or a local club or chapter of Fruit Growers, a national organization of backyard fruit growers.
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