Boston Russet apple

An Apple By Any Other Name

EMPIRE AND JONAGOLD, two of the best later-season apples, are now ready at New England orchards, farm stands, and grocery stores….

Hot on the Orchard Trail (Macouns are in!)

THIS WEEKEND many orchards will begin harvesting Macoun, one of the most highly anticipated apples of the New England harvest.¬†…

Roxbury Russet

Roxbury Russet is a heavily russeted apple, but what it lacks in good looks it makes up for in flavor.…

Beautiful Ugly Apples (Golden, Knobbed, and Roxbury Russets, Pomme Grise, and Pitmaston Pineapple)

PERHAPS THE MOST OVERLOOKED apples¬†are the russets, undoubtedly due to their dull, rough-looking skin. It is a shame, as they…