Pick a fruit that gets almost no publicity, and you’d be hard-pressed to find one less represented than the fig.
Every family has a child who, while just as talented, beautiful and beloved as the rest of the brood, is overshadowed by the achievements of siblings. Such is the fate of the blackberry.
I’m standing in line at the local farmers market and what was obviously a grandparent watching an obviously overtired, overstimulated and downright cranky 2- or 3-year-old while the parents were debating the merits of a green vs. red vs.

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