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Avocado tasting
« on: February 21, 2021, 12:47:21 AM »
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Re: Avocado tasting
« Reply #1 on: February 21, 2021, 01:31:06 PM »
Could be down to make the trip and bring whatever fruits I can round up depending on the date.
You offer free jade plant or Anything free on FB and there is a line around the corner. Free Avocado tasting it will look like Coachella is happening at your house and you’ll have to make the call on your own party, for the safety of your tree’s.

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Re: Avocado tasting
« Reply #2 on: February 21, 2021, 01:59:41 PM »
bringing fruit isnt a requirement, it would just help because I have plenty of hass fruits but not a ton of the other varieties.  my sir prize is pretty loaded up and I have a few jan boyce, sharwil, green gold, hellen, pinkertons, gwen, fuerte we can sample too.  if the group is smaller there should be more than enough.  Around 30 people or less would be good.

Im not doing the facebook thing, too many randoms.  i didnt think there would be that many interested.  wrong.
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Re: Avocado tasting
« Reply #3 on: February 21, 2021, 02:21:13 PM »
bringing fruit isnt a requirement, it would just help because I have plenty of hass fruits but not a ton of the other varieties.  my sir prize is pretty loaded up and I have a few jan boyce, sharwil, green gold, hellen, pinkertons, gwen, fuerte we can sample too.  if the group is smaller there should be more than enough.  Around 30 people or less would be good.

Im not doing the facebook thing, too many randoms.  i didnt think there would be that many interested.  wrong.
I'm on that FB group as well. If I didn't just start a new job I would be down for that but maybe next season when I will have some avocado's to contribute.
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Re: Avocado tasting
« Reply #4 on: February 21, 2021, 03:11:03 PM »
You should just charge $5-$10 a head for everything your putting together. A great deal. Can always not charge anyone you want to , maybe mostly everyone, but weed out some that come and just drain energy and overhelp themselves.

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Re: Avocado tasting
« Reply #5 on: February 21, 2021, 04:10:37 PM »
Brad,

I'd be interested in coming up for it.

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Re: Avocado tasting
« Reply #6 on: February 21, 2021, 04:40:44 PM »
I’d love to come. Have lots to discuss...
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Re: Avocado tasting
« Reply #7 on: February 21, 2021, 04:48:32 PM »
I'd love to participate, but won't be doing any group activities until I've had both of my shots.

Dang-it!

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Re: Avocado tasting
« Reply #8 on: February 21, 2021, 04:56:37 PM »
Im waiting for my covid shots.  Also I'll probably wait for another fruit season as I go to try your avocados last year from the fruit sale :)

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Re: Avocado tasting
« Reply #9 on: February 21, 2021, 05:27:27 PM »
Regarding the covid stuff, people can wear a mask and social distance or not I just don't care anymore and have no plan to take any shots.  I'm not going to ask anyone to do any of that this time.  Just use some basic common sense  and courtesy that you should regardless of covid is all I ask.  Thanks!
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Re: Avocado tasting
« Reply #10 on: February 22, 2021, 02:30:44 AM »
Will come by and bring what I can find in the backyard.

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Re: Avocado tasting
« Reply #11 on: February 22, 2021, 12:50:23 PM »
I'll be interested. If possible you can sell scion wood, I know I'll buy 😁.

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Re: Avocado tasting
« Reply #12 on: February 22, 2021, 01:36:05 PM »
I'm down to go.

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Re: Avocado tasting
« Reply #13 on: February 22, 2021, 03:44:20 PM »
yes scion wood would be available.  I can ship it also very easy to torrance.  Its 2 hours or so to drive from Torrance. 

Lets plan for April 10th Saturday 10AM

I may need to move that plus or minus a few weeks depending how the fruit is ripening.  Ill keep it updated. 
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Re: Avocado tasting
« Reply #14 on: February 23, 2021, 09:11:02 PM »
I'm interested. My brother has mentioned your awesome home orchard to me so I would love to see it in person. My trees are still too young to contribute to the tasting.

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Re: Avocado tasting
« Reply #15 on: February 23, 2021, 10:01:03 PM »
I'm interested. My brother has mentioned your awesome home orchard to me so I would love to see it in person. My trees are still too young to contribute to the tasting.

ok you are welcome.  just send me a message for the address
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Re: Avocado tasting
« Reply #16 on: February 27, 2021, 02:19:52 PM »
Brad,
Thanks again for organizing.
I would be interested to attend. Nothing to contribute this time of the year. I can bring some pastry/cookies or anything else.
Cheers,
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Re: Avocado tasting
« Reply #17 on: February 27, 2021, 07:03:12 PM »
I would love to come! I will bring what I can.

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Re: Avocado tasting
« Reply #18 on: February 27, 2021, 07:10:36 PM »
crap! just noticed where you live!

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Re: Avocado tasting
« Reply #19 on: March 13, 2021, 12:41:20 PM »
I'm thinking about pushing this out until April 24th so the fruit can ripen a bit more.  Is that day ok?  People going to show up? 

I need to pick fruits 3-4 weeks prior, let the ripen, record how long each variety takes to ripen.  Then count backward from tasting day and pick each variety at the correct date to make this happen.  Its going to take a bit of effort to pull it off so I just want to know if people can make it and theres enough interest and the date works?
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Re: Avocado tasting
« Reply #20 on: March 13, 2021, 12:43:38 PM »
I can push it till May also if there's people just waiting for their covid shots.  It sounds like most middle age and older people can get vaccinated soon. 
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Re: Avocado tasting
« Reply #21 on: March 13, 2021, 02:42:04 PM »
Would love to drop by for the Avocado tasting.  24th of April works for me.  I am considering converting some of my Hass trees to different varieties this year, but tasting them beforehand would be ideal.  Thanks for offering to organize this event.
BTW, ag workers can get their vaccines now in CA so I will be fully microchipped by the event date  8)

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Re: Avocado tasting
« Reply #22 on: March 13, 2021, 03:22:10 PM »
I'm completely flexible.
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Re: Avocado tasting
« Reply #23 on: March 13, 2021, 03:26:51 PM »
Would love to drop by for the Avocado tasting.  24th of April works for me.  I am considering converting some of my Hass trees to different varieties this year, but tasting them beforehand would be ideal.  Thanks for offering to organize this event.
BTW, ag workers can get their vaccines now in CA so I will be fully microchipped by the event date  8)

cool, Ill hit the grove with some extra zinc for the rest of you who arent yet nanochipped.
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Re: Avocado tasting
« Reply #24 on: March 14, 2021, 11:45:40 AM »
Keep me updated. I'll try to make it any weekend.