New England Apples From Neighboring New York

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ALTHOUGH THEY SOMETIMES COMPETE in the marketplace, New England and New York apple growers have a long tradition of cooperation and collaboration. For nearly six …

Rare, Strange, And Delicious: English Apples In New England

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IT HAS NOT PRODUCED a new apple for a century. Its apples are typically small — in one instance, no bigger than a golf ball. Some are …

McIntosh Plus: New England Apples From Canada

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IF McINTOSH were its sole contribution, Canada would occupy a special place among producers of New England apples. McIntosh has thrived in New England’s soil …

McIntosh And Apple Crisp

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APPLES COME and apples go, but McIntosh is that rare variety whose popularity never fades. It took nearly 70 years after its discovery on a …

Green New England Apple Orchards

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NEW ENGLAND’S APPLE ORCHARDS are the site of more and more solar and wind installations and other renewable energy systems. It is a huge investment, but …

Red Apple Farm Turns 100; McIntosh Apples Ready!

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BEAUTIFUL WEATHER, A HOLIDAY WEEKEND, and an early crop make this a perfect time for apple picking. McIntosh, the region’s most popular apple (accounting for about …

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

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PEARS PLAY a supporting role to apples in New England. You never hear of a pear orchard with a few apple trees; it’s always the other …

Orange New England apples

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MOST PEOPLE THINK RED first when they think of apples. This takes in a multitude of varieties, after all, like the aptly named IdaRed or …

Something old (Cortland), something new (Honeycrisp) in apples

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CORTLAND AND HONEYCRISP are two of the more popular apple varieties in New England, albeit for different reasons. The all-purpose Cortland has been a New …