Wednesday, November 21, 2018

The day of the remains

Bins of apples set on tables outside a truck with a group of people in the background
The last day of Farmers market in Davis Square, Somerville, earlier today.
The day before American Thanksgiving marks the end of the urban farmers markets in these parts.

The suburban markets had their last hurrah on Halloween.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Three apples to know in November

They are Suncrisp, Baldwin, and Topaz.

Monday, November 12, 2018

Gather them in

Inside a vast, barn-like store are baskets and wooden bins that hold 17 kinds of apples.

There were 17 kinds of apples today at Volante Farms in Needham, Mass.

It's a good place to get apples in what I think of as pirate season, when orchard-fresh apples grow scarce but can still be found.

Friday, November 9, 2018

Every fruit a number

Fruit sticker reading :Ashmead's Kernal 94194"

The wily Ashmead's Kernel, bagged, labeled, and PLUed.