Figs come in hundreds of varieties and in colors that include purple, brown, green, yellow and white — but the fresh figs that you are most likely to see from midsummer to November are black mission figs, which are actually a sort of purple-brown-black and are most commonly grown in California. (Todd Cross / Washington Post)
Figs come in hundreds of varieties and in colors that include purple, brown, green, yellow and white — but the fresh figs that you are most likely to see from midsummer to November are black mission figs, which are actually a sort of purple-brown-black and are most commonly grown in California. (Todd Cross / Washington Post)
Figs come in hundreds of varieties and in colors that include purple, brown, green, yellow and white — but the fresh figs that you are most likely to see from midsummer to November are black mission figs, which are actually a sort of purple-brown-black and are most commonly grown in California. (Todd Cross / Washington Post)

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October 08, 2008 06:51 AM