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The Duchess is Waiting

THERE ARE TWO TYPES of early season apples: heirlooms that were once valued for extending the season, and newer varieties…

A Fireworks of Fruit

FOR MANY New England orchards, the fresh apple harvest is the grand finale to a seasons-long explosion of colorful and flavorful…

Apple Season Has Arrived!

WELCOME to the 2020 apple season — and to our weekly apple blog. New posts will be published before every weekend…

Time to Get Hopping (to New England’s Apple Orchards)

THERE IS NOTHING like a day of orchard hopping to get the juices going about the 2015 apple crop. We…

Early Heirloom Apples: Red Astrachan, Melba, and Yellow Transparent

THE APPLE’S unparalleled versatility as a food is well documented. Apples are good eaten fresh or cooked, can be served…