Disappearing apple varieties
- Highlights many little-known heirloom varieties of apples.
- Provides advice for people that would like to plant and harvest heirloom apples.
- Highlights the farmers markets, pick-your-own farms and Community Supported Agriculture programs where these varieties of apples can be obtained.
The guide was developed to help local Slow Food chapters become more involved in helping to conserve heirloom apple varieties. You don’t have to be a member of Slow Food to help, though. Just by purchasing heirloom apples when you see them for sale, you’ll be helping create a demand for them.
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