In case you can’t tell by the sniffling of your co-workers, it’s pollen season here in the Valley. Yes, from roadside desert flowers to the unmistakable scent of citrus blossoming Valley-wide, our local flora is in full-on bloom. Which is why, here in the heart of one of Phoenix’s poshest neighborhoods, one local plant lover is riding around inside a cherry-picker, armed with a machete and a passion for preserving one of the Valley’s rarest, most historic crops.
Named the Black Sphinx Date, these creamy, unbelievably-sweet treats grow naturally here and no where else in the world. »READ MORE