• POM Harvest Tour: The Orchards

    October 20, 2009

    The POM pomegranate orchards were SO COOL! :mrgreen:


    The orchards were absolutely gorgeous!



    I still can’t believe that I spent the afternoon in a pomegranate orchard in California!

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    The group spent a couple of hours in the orchard learning about pomegranates from the POM team.



    We got to pick them right off the trees!


    And taste them! 😀


    The pomegranates were so vibrant and fresh! And, of course, delicious!



    The bloggers were in full action in the POM orchards!


    I love POM! :mrgreen:



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    I loved learning about pomegranates and POM’s harvesting practices. I find it all so interesting!

    I’ll post some videos later tonight about what I learned while touring the orchards this afternoon.


    We’re off to hear a presentation about the health benefits of pomegranates and then to a fancy-schmancy dinner.

    There’s even more to come!

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    { 26 comments… read them below or add one }

    cramped kitchen October 20, 2009 at 9:11 pm

    wow! that looks like such a cool thing to do.


    Madeleine@Notes On A Page October 20, 2009 at 9:14 pm

    Those pomegranates are beautiful! I hope you got to bring a big box of them back to the chilly northeast!


    Food Makes Fun Fuel October 20, 2009 at 9:26 pm

    That’s so awesome! I always figured Pomegranites grew on trees but I don’t think I could have picture it


    Jenna October 20, 2009 at 9:28 pm

    those POMS look delish! you and caitlin are awesome!
    have fun at dinner!


    Jessica @ How Sweet It Is October 20, 2009 at 9:34 pm

    The poms are beautiful!


    Cynthia (It All Changes) October 20, 2009 at 9:35 pm

    I love the colors your camera picks up with the red of the poms and the green of the leaves. It looks like Christmas to me 🙂

    Have to giggle at the pic of all the bloggers taking pics 🙂


    Stephanie October 20, 2009 at 9:55 pm

    What an amazing day! Beautiful scenery and sounds like a fabulous time 🙂


    julie October 20, 2009 at 10:14 pm

    beautiful orchards! and I love the POM poses haha :o)


    Estela @ Weekly Bite October 20, 2009 at 10:20 pm

    Your pictures are really beautiful!! Such color!!!


    skinnyrunner October 20, 2009 at 10:22 pm

    your pictures look amazing! you must have a good camera and a good eye for colors and such. have a good dinner!


    Melissa October 20, 2009 at 10:25 pm

    The color contrast in your pics is so cool….the brown dirt, green leaves, and then the beautiful red pomegranates! Such an amazing experience!


    Lizzy October 20, 2009 at 10:26 pm

    i forget how wonderful pomegranates are! these look WONDERFUL


    Nicole October 20, 2009 at 10:38 pm

    Wow! It sounds like you and the other bloggers are having a blast! Good for you. Can’t wait to hear about the presentations and see more pics of beautiful CA. The pomegranates look SO good! Can’t get much fresher than that!


    Britt October 20, 2009 at 10:42 pm

    Fun! Those poms must have tasted awesome. Love the picture of all the bloggers in action. LOL Enjoy!


    Leianna October 20, 2009 at 10:44 pm

    Beautiful pictures in the orchard!


    Sarah October 20, 2009 at 10:55 pm

    How cool to be in the actual orchard! I love the pictures and I can’t wait to hear more about your experiences.


    eatmovelove October 20, 2009 at 11:14 pm

    Looks beautiful there 🙂


    Elizabeth October 20, 2009 at 11:19 pm

    that is sooo cool!
    i love the picture of all the bloggers whipping their cameras out!
    wow and yum!


    maria October 20, 2009 at 11:32 pm

    Sounds like an amazing afternoon: the flyover, the orchard tour, and picking pomegranates. Love seeing this through your blog. Thank you!


    Lynn (The Actors Diet) October 20, 2009 at 11:37 pm

    beautiful trees! were there a lot of birds? the pom tree i saw yesterday had a ton of birds in it so i can’t imagine…


    Sarah @ The Foodie Diaries October 20, 2009 at 11:48 pm

    So beautiful! Poms might be the most photogenic fruit!


    Deva (Voracious Vorilee) October 20, 2009 at 11:59 pm

    the pomegranates are beautiful, and your pictures are absolutely fabulous. So bright. It looks like a luscious area to be in!


    theskinnyplate October 20, 2009 at 11:59 pm

    This POM harvest trip is so cool. Looks like so much fun. Pomegranates are so pretty.


    Diana October 21, 2009 at 1:47 pm

    Ahaha I love that picture of everybody taking photos 😀


    Diana October 21, 2009 at 5:42 pm

    Ahaha I love that picture of everybody taking photos 😀
    OH! You’re my new favorite blogger fyi


    Miriam October 27, 2009 at 3:45 pm

    Because of you, I bough some POM pomagrenade just yesterday, remembering the orchard pictures from your post! 🙂 I can’t remember the last time that I had one of those… at least 5 years ago! So good and different… messy but well, that is part of the fun! 🙂 😀


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