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The Ultimate Guide to Apple Picking

The crunch of fallen leaves, muted blooms of mums, and flickering lights of carved jack-o-lanterns are all autumn mainstays. The abundance of apples is also another welcome sign of fall. Although appl…

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22 Fun Facts About Apples

Itís not autumn for me until Iíve gone apple picking. One of my favorite fall hobbies, I love the smell of the orchard and the brilliant red fruits ripe on the lush green trees. I grew up in an area r…

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An Apple Bounty in California (& Recipe!)

Shoppers at San Francisco's Ferry Plaza Farmers' Market are familiar with the Saturday fall bounty from the Philo Apple Farm: the apples have been a staple since the market began, and the Philo Gold…

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5 Green Ways to Enjoy Fall Fun

As I wrote about last month, fall is one of my favorite seasons and is full of fun activities that I always look forward to. Most of these are outdoor activities, related to farms or harvesting, and a…

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Apples for Health, Apples for Fun, Apples Yum

Tis the season, for apples, apples, apples! Did you know . . . Apples date back to 6500 B.C.? Remains of apples were found during the excavation of Jericho in the Jordan Valley, which was dat…

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5 Favorite Fall Traditions

Saturday marked the start of the Autumnal Equinox, AKA the first day of fall. Just a few weeks ago, with summer ending, I wrote about some summer traditions that I wanted to squeeze in before the seas…

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3 Simple Ways To Enjoy Fall’s Fresh Food

As I wrote about last year, summer may be one of the easiest times to eat seasonally because there is such a wide variety of fresh produce available to most of us. Fall, however, also offers plenty of…

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