Nov 29, 2023Pear Bureau Northwest celebrates World Pear Day
Pear Bureau Northwest (PBNW) is celebrating World Pear Day Dec. 2 by showcasing global dishes through live-streaming culinary platform Kittch.
The eighth-annual pear celebration kicks of the 19th National Pear Month in the U.S. Kittch is featuring six recipes, each from a different popular chef, starting each hour, with the first at 3 p.m. Eastern (noon Pacific) on Dec. 2. The videos will be available for viewing later on the site.
Pear fans around the world are encouraged to post their own love of pears using #worldpearday and #nationalpearmonth.
December is an optimal time to celebrate National Pear Month, according to the release, due to the abundance and variety of USA Pears, which are at their peak and available worldwide. Pears grown in Washington and Oregon include Bosc, Green Anjou, Red Anjou, Bartlett, Starkrimson, Comice, Concorde, Forelle, Seckel and Red Bartlett.