Lifestyle blogger Christina Patricio shares simple recipes for cantaloupe. Patricio, of Fresno, doesn’t have to worry about finding a ripe melon or running out of cantaloupe. She’s married to Blake Patricio, whose family runs Westside Produce, one of several large-scale melon packers in west Fresno County, the state’s largest cantaloupe growing region. She’s also the author of a lifestyle blog, www.thepatricios.com.
About three years ago, Homestead Hospital set aside 10 acres of unused land adjacent to its site on Campbell Drive and Southwest 147th Avenue. Every year the hospital grows thousands of pounds of produce and serves it up to its patients.