The wooden packing crates are now almost a thing of the past. This is the Hollieanna box identifier. Fruit was shipped north from Maitland to terminal markets is Philadelphia, Washington DC, Boston and New York. Buyers could easily identify the supplier they were buying produce from by the identifier.
Traveling the back roads of FL. Keith and I have come across many of the old Citrus Grove fruit stands.
The Harvey's Grove was opened by Ray and Blanch Harvey as a small roadside fruit stand in 1926.
In 1938 the nephew George and Jannetta Harvey joined the family business.
In the 1960s George and Jannetta took over Harvey's Groves when Ray retired.
George help found the Florida Gift Fruit Shippers Ass.
Vist their website: www.harveysgrove.com