I like dates. I buy them every so often and when I do, I really enjoy them.
Medjool dates seem to be what is mostly on offer around here, so a bit of googling.

Wikipedia about dates in general.

Notice how “Western Date Ranches” in California/Arizona snapped up the domain.

Thanks to Dwight from for showing me this – this is my favorite part (other than eating them of course):

Google Street view of where the dates I am enjoying are grown and harvested:


and where they are processed:


(you can just make out the company name on the front of the building)


hugh January 4, 2009 Reply

fancy meeting you here.

karl March 25, 2012 Reply

it takes such a long time for dates to travel… and still not that much.

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