Fig Facts

A friend just sent me this NY Times article about a Fig enthusiast who has almost 300 varieties of fig trees in his back yard!  That definitely beats my 1 variety and 4 trees All I have to say is Bassem Samaan, you’re welcome to our FIg Fest anytime! Share on Facebook

Health & Nutritional Benefits of Eating Figs The rich potassium content of figs helps to maintain the blood pressure of the body. Figs are rich in dietary fiber, which makes them very effective for weight management program. Even leaves of the fig plant have healing properties. Eating fig leaves helps diabetic patients reduce the amount of insulin intake. [...]