October 10, 2012

Celebrate Apples, October’s Harvest of the Month

The first time I visited New England, my family came to see cousins who had moved to Montpelier, Vt. It was early October, and on one of the first days of our trip we headed to the farmers’ market in the middle of town. Each farm stand held wooden crates overflowing with the most amazing variety of apples I had ever seen, in many shades of red, brown, yellow and orange, and in all shapes and sizes. These were not the Red Delicious, Yellow Delicious and Granny Smiths I was used to eating at home — there were Beacons, Idareds, Jonagolds, Gravensteins and more. Read more... by Noli Taylor, Vineyard Gazette, October 2012 Download Apple Newsletter for nutritional information, buying and storing tips