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Pears in Oregon

Season 1 Episode 102 | 26m 46s

In 1847, an Iowa native brought pears into Oregon. In 2005, the Oregon legislature named the pear the state fruit as Oregon’s climate and soil allow pears of many varieties to thrive. Capri visits an orchard owned by a Japanese American family whose founders were held captive in an internment camp during WWII and she learns different ways pears can be prepared

Aired: 03/31/24 | Expires: 06/06/24
Distributed nationally by American Public Television
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