Atkins Farms

It’s a beautiful day in the New England orchard!

THE BLOSSOMS are peaking now at many New England orchards, and close up or from a distance, it is a…

New England Apples From Neighboring New York

ALTHOUGH THEY SOMETIMES COMPETE in the marketplace, New England and New York apple growers have a long tradition of cooperation…

Rare, Strange, And Delicious: English Apples In New England

IT HAS NOT PRODUCED a new apple for a century. Its apples are typically small — in one instance, no bigger than…

McIntosh And Apple Crisp

APPLES COME and apples go, but McIntosh is that rare variety whose popularity never fades. It took nearly 70 years…

It’s New England Apple Day!

A beautiful hillside at Sunnycrest Farm in Londonderry, New Hampshire TODAY MARKS the official celebration of the fresh apple harvest…

Something old (Cortland), something new (Honeycrisp) in apples

CORTLAND AND HONEYCRISP are two of the more popular apple varieties in New England, albeit for different reasons. The all-purpose…