Browsing the "apples" Tag

In Season Now: APPLES!

October 3rd, 2012 | by The Green Divas

When did apple picking become such a competitive sport? We went out with a couple of the kids and our grand kids this past weekend, and when we pulled up to the farm driveway and saw lots of official looking men with flags to direct traffic and that cars were already overflowing into a new parking field at 10am, we kind of knew we might be in for a serious adventure.


Coming Soon: GMO Apples?

September 6th, 2012 | by Becky Striepe

The Canadian company Okanagan Specialty Fruits is looking to start selling GMO apples in the


Growing Civic Fruit: Teaser and Documentary Screening

March 24th, 2012 | by Becky Striepe

Remember the Boston Tree Party? They're the group of urban gardeners in Boston who are planting apple trees on publicly available land. They've already planted enough trees to produce more than 10,000 apples a year for the community, once the trees start fruiting. As if that weren't cool enough, there's a new documentary film about the group, and they're going to be screening it this coming Tuesday at Boston University! Check out a trailer and deets on the screening below


What Foods Top the New Dirty Dozen List?

June 16th, 2011 | by Rachel Fox, RD

The Environmental Working Group has released its seventh installment of the “Dirty Dozen” and the “Clean 15.” Which list do your favorite fruits and vegetables end up on


Handy Apple Cooking Guide

August 13th, 2010 | by Becky Striepe

The folks at Sage Fruit Company whipped up an infographic that shows which apples are sweet or tart and which are best for eating raw, for baking, or for other sorts of cooking



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