The fruit of all pepper plants start out green. Peppers are harvested at any color, even while they are immature. Colored peppers turn red, yellow, orange, white, purple, lilac and brown as they ripen.
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Karen Carter has spent the last three years working as a technology specialist in the public school system. This position included hardware/software installation, customer support, and writing training manuals. She also spent four years as a newspaper editor/reporter at the Willapa Harbor Herald.