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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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Roxbury Russets, Averill Farm, Washington, Connecticut. (Bar Lois Weeks)

Learn About Old Apples of New England

Have you ever wondered where the apples we see through out New England come from? Come and explore with us the fascinating history of how apples were developed and spread from New England around the country.

This day-long seminar will explore the role of apples in Colonial life and how they spread from farm to farm. If you are interested in where food comes from, American history and role of this important fruit, and how we maintain our apple heritage this seminar is for you.

We will have four great speakers through out the day focusing on

Pippins in New England

Cider and Apple Brandy in Colonial New England

The Art of the Graft and the Rise of Nurseries

The Future of Heritage Apples
A light lunch will be provided.
There will be plenty of time to learn from the other participants about their special interests and projects. An optional dinner will be offered at the end of the event for
those who want to enjoy each other’s company.

For more information and tickets go to ciderdays.com

Hightop Sweet apple (Bar Lois Weeks)