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Gala

Gala is a red-orange apple with yellow striping, crunchy and juicy, with a sweet flavor. Well suited for snacking, salads, and baking, Gala is ready for picking in September. It tends to darken in color the longer it is stored.

Discovered: 1934 New Zealand

Parentage: Cox's Orange Pippin, Kidd's Orange Red, Red Delicious, Golden Delicious

Harvest: Midseason

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THE SEASON IS IN FULL BLOOM AT APPLE HILL FARM

Blueberries, raspberries, and black currents are ready to be picked at Apple Hill Farm, 580 Mountain Road, Concord, New Hampshire, and apples will soon be on the way!

Pick-your-own hours are Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m. to noon. 

In addition to berries, Apple Hill has lots of fresh vegetables, jams, jellies and fresh baked goods at the farm stand. The farm stand is open daily until 5:30 p.m.

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