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A team of UGA researchers is creating a “Noah’s Ark” of forgotten Southern apples
Today, the orchard is home to 140 heirloom varieties, grown from wood cuttings snipped from trees found in niche orchards, rural backyards, and other sources across the Southeast—two trees of each, or “a Noah’s Ark of Southern apples,” as both Fuder and Mihm describe it. The work has yielded not just a cache of apple trees but also of oral histories from across the state.
Where to find apple orchards and pumpkin patches near Atlanta
Fall means it’s time to head to the farm to apple orchard exploring and pumpkin patch fun. Here's five spots within driving distance of metro Atlanta.
Hard cider is back: Our 6 favorites
When children learn about Johnny Appleseed, they hear of a pioneer planting orchards and staving off hunger with fruit. What they don’t hear is that most of that fruit was used to make cider, a fermented beverage favored by the colonists
Jennifer Hill Booker’s apple galette
Overcooked turkeys and prickly relatives can put a holiday dinner on edge, but nothing comforts a crowd like a warm pie. If you don’t have time to deal with a lattice top or crimped edges, Booker has a solution in this elegant, free-form tart adapted from one in her book, Field Peas to Foie Gras: Southern Recipes with a French Accent, which came out in September.