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Family tradition

Charlie and Mildred Lockwood of Hallieford lovingly tend to their two pawpaw trees. Together, they peel, sift through the multiple seeds, and select the exotic mango-banana smelling and sweet-tasting pulp which they freeze for later use. Mildred enjoys playing with a variety of pawpaw recipes. The Lockwoods are keeping alive a family tradition. Growing up in Indiana, Charlie Lockwood’s father—the lead stone carver for the construction of the State Capitol in Little Rock, Arkansas—had a passion for growing pawpaws, also known as “Indiana bananas.” Photo by Katherine Lambert of Kate and Company Photography ...

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