Where's spring? - Coast Weekend: Dining News
This last part of winter has been particularly trying as far as fruits and vegetables are concerned. Anyone who regularly buys fresh produce has most certainly experienced the recent increase in cost. Price and availability have been seriously affected by the disastrous freeze that took place last month south of the border. The cold weather that frosted much of Mexico's plantation land the night of Feb. 3 devastated massive crops. Eighty to 100 percent is said to have been ruined in the worst freeze since 1957.