Apples Of New England: A User's Guide

byRussell Powell

Hardcover | September 16, 2014

Apples Of New England: A User's Guide by Russell Powell
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A guide to more than 200 varieties of apples!

This fascinating and helpful guide will offer practical advice about rare heirlooms and newly discovered varieties, chapters on the rich tradition of apple growing in New England and on the “fathers” of American apples—Massachusetts natives John Chapman (“Johnny Appleseed”) and Henry David Thoreau. Apples of New England will present the apple in all its splendor: as biological wonder, super food, work of art, and cultural icon.

Apples of New England will be an indispensable resource for anyone identifying apples in New England orchards, farm stands, grocery stores—or their own backyard. Photographs of the more than 200 apples discovered, grown, or sold in New England will be accompanied by notes about flavor and texture, history, ripening time, storage quality, and best use. 

Russell Steven Powell served as executive director of the New England Apple Association from 1998 to 2011, and since then has been its senior writer. He publishes the blog newenglandorchards.org, and is the author of America’s Apple. He was founding editor and publisher of New England Watershed Magazine, named Best New Publication of 2...
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Title:Apples Of New England: A User's GuideFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:224 pages, 7.28 X 7.27 X 0.79 inShipping dimensions:224 pages, 7.28 X 7.27 X 0.79 inPublished:September 16, 2014Publisher:WW NortonLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1581572239

ISBN - 13:9781581572230

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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