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Know your apples

How well you know your New England heirloom apple varieties? We’ve included eight classic New England heirlooms.¬†Scroll down. The first image will show an apple with a hint, the second will reveal its variety. 1. Thomas Jefferson’s favorite apple. It’s … Continue reading

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Hunting for heirlooms

Yesterday, the Food Literacy Project and Slow Food Boston hosted David Buchanan, author of¬†Taste, Memory, a book exploring the role of biodiversity in agriculture. After his talk, we tasted about twelve varieties of New England heirloom apples. It’s one thing … Continue reading

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