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Bushel Baskets By Dresden & Company

Bushel baskets became popular in the citrus industry in the 1920s, first as a way to ship oranges and grapefruits from Florida and then as a way to sell fruit in the grocery. Farmers would sell peas, peaches and other produce in bushel...

Bushel Baskets By Dresden & Company

Bushel Baskets By Dresden & Company

Bushel baskets became popular in the citrus industry in the 1920s, first as a way to ship oranges and grapefruits from Florida and then as a way to sell fruit in the grocery. Farmers would sell peas, peaches and other produce in bushel baskets. Now, many of us typically reach for a plastic bag to gather produce to take home from the store.