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‘Orchard in Fog’ and Apricot Applesauce

WE RECENTLY WERE INTRODUCED to “Orchard in Fog,” a beautiful musical composition by New England native Adam Schoenberg.  Schoenberg’s “Orchard in…

‘Tis The Season For Apple Gifts

APPLES OF NEW ENGLAND (Countryman Press, 2014), a history of apple growing in New England, includes photographs and descriptions of…

‘Macoun’ Rhymes with ‘Noun’

PEOPLE MAY DIFFER on how to pronounce it, but there is nearly universal agreement that Macoun is one of the…

The McIntosh will soon be ready at Sholan Farm in Leominster, Massachusetts. (Russell Steven Powell)
10 Things to Know About McIntosh, and Apple Banana Bread Recipe

The McIntosh apple was discovered by John McIntosh on his farm in Dundela, Ontario, Canada, in 1801. It was a…

2012 New England Apple Crop Forecast; Going Gravenstein

THERE WILL BE PLENTY of apples in New England’s orchards this fall, despite a smaller-than-normal crop. The region as a…

A Corail is a Pinova, an Apple Crostata is Like a Galette

APPLE VARIETIES have a long tradition of having multiple names. Before it became Baldwin, the apple was known as Woodpecker,…

A Corporate Giant Slams New England Apple Growers

JONAGOLD is one of the finest apples grown in New England. In taste tests, consumers rate it highly — as high…

A Healthy Outlook for New England Apples; Introducing Akane and Sansa

NEW ENGLAND’S APPLE ORCHARDS expect a good crop this fall with an estimated 3.5 million 42-pound boxes, just under the…

A Midwinter’s Apple Read

WE ARE ALWAYS INTERESTED in books about apples, and four titles published between 1993 and 2012 have recently come our…