New England apple orchards

Gearing Up For New England Ginger Gold Apples (And Green Tomatoes)

    ONE OF THE BEST early season apples is a relatively new one, Ginger Gold. It was discovered in…

New England Apple Growers Battle Pests with IPM (part 3 of 3)

OUR THREE-PART video series on integrated pest management (IPM) concludes with a look at one of its five basic principles: how…

New England Apple Growers Battle Pest with IPM (part 2 of 3)

PLUM CURCULIO, Oblique Banded Leaf Roller, and apple aphids are the featured pests as New England apple growers describe how…

New England Apple Growers Battle Pests with IPM (part 1 of 3)

FOR AS LONG as humans have cultivated the soil to grow the food that sustains them, a whole horde of…

Gingerbread Easy As Applesauce

A GREAT USE for our fall bounty of New England apples is also among the easiest to make: applesauce. All…

The Apple Party Known As CiderDays

CROWDS AS DIVERSE and far-flung as the apples they came to admire swarmed on Franklin County in western Massachusetts last…

Peg’s Amazing New England Apple Squares

I HAVE COOKED with apples for many years and written about them almost as long. Still, it felt a little audacious…

Green New England Apple Orchards

NEW ENGLAND’S APPLE ORCHARDS are the site of more and more solar and wind installations and other renewable energy systems. It…

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…