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Weekend - Organic Stone Fruit Jubilee In Clovis Celebrates Pitted Fruits

Laura Tsutsui
Valley Public Radio
Mike and Nori Naylor helped organize this year's Organic Stone Fruit Jubilee in Clovis, where Mike will be speaking about his experience now that he's retired from commercial farming. The couple has grown stone fruit in Dinuba for forty years.

Now, it’s time for the Weekend. We’re going to introduce you to an annual festival, the Organic Stone Fruit Jubilee, that’s equal parts a harvest celebration and a nod to the farmers who tend the trees. It takes place tomorrow, June 29, at the Mokichi Okada Association's Oasis Garden in Clovis.

Mike and Nori Naylor helped organize this year’s jubilee. The married couple grows apricots, nectarines, peaches and plums on their organic farm in Dinuba. Listen to the interview above to hear them explain why organic stone fruit farmers began the event 12 years ago, and what attendees can expect. 

Laura Tsutsui was a reporter and producer for Valley Public Radio. She joined the station in 2017 as a news intern, and later worked as a production assistant and weekend host. Laura covered local issues ranging from politics to housing, and produced the weekly news program Valley Edition. She left the station in November 2020.