Everett Griner talks about one of our heart healthy foods still being imported in today’s Agri View.
Back when I was a young farm reporter I read that any crop grown anywhere in the world could be grown somewhere in America. Well I often wondered ever since why we don’t grow tea or coffee. Well, we do. Just not enough to measure. Just recently read of a man starting a tea farm somewhere in the Pacific Northwest area. Now I just read that all of our avocados are imported. Avocados are now officially a heart-healthy food. They are not as common as apples or peaches. But, I see them in the produce section of all of the supermarkets I go in. I buy them for my family although I have never tasted one. Now isn’t that strange? I drink coffee and tea. So I have got to find out what I have been missing. But, I think we should grow our own avocados. They will grow somewhere in the U.S.A.
That’s Agri View for today. I’m Everett Griner.