Hudson’s Golden Gem apple

Winning Apple Pies

CONGRATULATIONS to the wife-and-husband team of Lori and Michael Meiners and their four-year-old son, Jack, winners in this year’s Great…

Apple Rhapsody

“A WORD OF CAUTION to those entering an apple orchard for the first time: the experience can be overwhelming. Apples are…

My favorite apple

NEXT TO “What is the best pie apple?” the question I am asked the most — and which I frequently…

New England Apples From The USA

THE AMAZING APPLE has traveled back and forth across America since its arrival in New England in 1623, and nearly…

Pears with Apples (Like Shamrock, Honeycrisp, and Hudson’s Golden Gem)

PEARS PLAY a supporting role to apples in New England. You never hear of a pear orchard with a few apple…

Classic cookers: Northern Spy, Baldwin, Rhode Island Greening apples

A CENTURY AGO they were the three most popular varieties in the Northeast. Today, Baldwin, Rhode Island Greening, and Northern…