Object of Desire: A Simple Linen Cover for Summer Fruits

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Through the hot summer months in our kitchen, my partner and I are in a constant battle against armies of fruit flies—a new battalion each day. Looking for a way to to save our batch of just-picked blueberries, I stumbled on a simple, classic solution.

June Home Supply Linen Food Cover
Above: June Home Supply is a go-to for pretty yet wholly practical essentials, like this Linen Food Cover, made from woven abaca (or hemp) fibers and designed to fit over summer fruit bowls or platters.
June Home Supply Linen Food Cover
Above: Use the food cover indoors, on the kitchen counter, or outdoors, on a picnic or an al fresco dinner table, to keep flies at bay.
June Home Supply Linen Food Cover
Above: The food cover comes in two sizes: The small ($60.40) is 9.8 inches long and 7.8 inches wide, and the medium ($88.60) is 19.7 inches long and 12.6 inches wide. To care for the covers, wipe with a damp cloth and, the shop suggests, leave to dry outside.

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