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A bottle of Misadventure Vodka, which is made out of disregarded baked goods like cake and bread. The southern California distillery reduces food waste while also creating premium vodka. Courtesy of Misadventure Vodka hide caption

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Driscoll's, the largest berry producer in the world, now grows about the same quantity of raspberries and strawberries in Mexico as it does in California. Many American producers have recently expanded their production to Mexico. Mike Mozart/Flickr hide caption

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Why Ditching NAFTA Could Hurt America's Farmers More Than Mexico's

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Workers place the berries directly into the plastic clamshell packages that shoppers will find in stores. Dan Charles/NPR hide caption

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In Florida, Strawberry Fields Are Not Forever

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Albion strawberries, a variety created at UC Davis, grow on the Chino family farm in Rancho Santa Fe, Calif., on March 7, 2013. Mike Blake/Reuters/Corbis hide caption

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A few jars of strawberry jam bask in the light of what made them: the summer sun. Christian Grantham/Flickr hide caption

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Simple Summer Jam Session Calls For Strawberries And Sunshine

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A flat of Albion strawberries at the Bob Jones Ranch fruit stand near Oxnard, Calif. Zumapress/Corbis hide caption

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Breeding Battle Threatens Key Source Of California Strawberries

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Regular consumption of blueberries, such as these found at Butler's Orchard in Maryland, may prevent heart attacks in middle-aged women. Maggie Starbard/NPR hide caption

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Women With A Berry-Snacking Habit May Have Healthier Hearts

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The Secret Life Of California's World-Class Strawberries

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